Coat length L2 (L2)
Most long-haired dogs carry the common (L1) version of the length gene. Dogs with Akita, Siberian husky or Samoyed breeding can carry L2 instead or as well as L1.
The common (L1) and L2 length tests are both included in our shedding panel. Long hair on the couch is much more obvious than short hair!
Gene or region and technical reference
Gene: FGF5 (causative). Reference: Dierks et al. (2013)
n. Test developed using manufactured DNA, animal controls.
L2. Test developed using manufactured DNA, animal cases.
Panels: groups of tests that are often ordered together
This test is not in any panels.