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D locus

Summary

Dogs come in so many different colours, and their coat colours are created by the interactions of many different genes. The D locus can create some special and beautiful coat colours, including the distinctive silvery coat seen in Weimeraners.

It is a good idea to choose our D locus panel when you aren't sure which D locus alleles might be found in your dog. However if you are experienced and already know what you are after, you can order individual tests for either just d (the common type) or just d2 (seen in Chow Chows and Thai Ridgebacks).

We report results from the D locus panel as either n for normal or negative, d, or d2. It does not include the rare d3 allele.

Tests in this panel

D locus dilute d (common type) | d2

Order tests

There is a one-off sample processing fee of $40 per animal plus the cost of your tests.

How many animals are you testing? Discount or society code:


Panels


Colour panels

$24 B locus ... more

$16 D locus

$16 E locus ... more


Working dogs

$59 Australian Kelpie panel ... more

$26 Working dog CA ... more

$54 Working dog core panel ... more


Good looks


Coat characteristics

$9 Coat length L (common form) (L) ... more

$9 Coat length L2 (L2) ... more

$9 Curly coat ... more

$9 Improper coat ... more


Good health


Australian Kelpies

$14 Intestinal lipid malabsorption (ILM) ... more


Good looks


Coat colour

$9 B locus brown (bc allele) (bc) ... more

$9 B locus brown (bd allele) (bd) ... more

$9 B locus brown (bs allele) (bs) ... more

$9 D locus dilute d (common type) (d) ... more

$9 D locus dilute d2 (Chow Chow type) (d2) ... more

$9 E locus melanistic mask ... more

$9 E locus red/black ... more

$9 K locus dominant black ... more


Good health


Multiple breeds

$14 Airways oedema ... more

$14 Degenerative myelopathy (DM) ... more

$14 Progressive retinal atrophy - PRCD (PRA-PRCD) ... more

$14 Screw tail ... more


Working dogs

$14 Cerebellar abiotrophy marker (LINGO3) (CA: LINGO3) ... more

$14 Cerebellar abiotrophy marker (VMP1) (CA: VMP1) ... more

$14 Collie eye anomaly (CEA) ... more

$14 Trapped neutrophil syndrome (TNS) ... more

Tests can be in the list more than once when the gene in question has more than one effect. It is OK to select the same test once or more than once, the price is the same.