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Sunshine (Dilution factor Horse)

The Sunshine mutation lightens the coat, mane and tail colour of the horse. It is visually very similar to the Pearl dilution and is located on the same gene as the Cream dilution factor. It was found in a horse of the cross breed Standardbred x Tennessee Walking Horse.

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Tobiano (Coat colour pattern Horse)

The Tobiano pattern is characterised by large white patches with defined edges or sometimes with a lighter pigmented fringe. Often the head is coloured and white patches extend over the back to the other side.

The pattern is occurs in many breeds and is probably the most common.

 

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Von-Willebrand-disease Type 1 (VWD1 Dog)

Von Willebrand disease type 1 (VWD1) is a blood coagulation disorder. The Von Willebrand factor plays an important role in blood clotting. If the disease occurs, there is a deficiency of this factor or it is dysfunctional, which causes the affected animals to show symptoms such as intensive and persistent bleeding when injured (e.g. also after operations).

The disease (type 1) occurs in the Doberman. The inheritance is autosomal recessive.

 

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Also in the Doberman 1 package

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS Horse)

Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS) is a connective tissue disorder in warmbloods that leads to skin detachment. Affected foals die or have to be euthanized. The disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.

Synonym: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome VI

 

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White Spotting/Dominant White (Coat colour pattern Horse)

White Spotting (previously called 'Dominant White') is a general name given to a large number of white spotting patterns caused by mutations in the KIT gene. 30 'W' mutations are currently known. There is a large amount of variability in the amount/pattern of white caused by each of the mutations (W1-W30). Most 'W' mutations are breed or line specific, having originated in one specific horse.

 

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Wild colour (Coat colour A-Locus Dog)

The dog shows the typical "wolf-grey" colour all over the body. This colouration is caused by the aw allele of the Agouti locus.

 

See: Agouti (Fellfarbe A-Lokus Hund)

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