Coat Color Testing - B Locus

There are three known mutations associated with diluting black pigment to brown. Each is located on the Tyrosinase-related protein 1 gene, or TYRP1.

VetNostic Laboratories’ genetic test for the B Locus can reliably identify all three mutations:

B/B: Black
B/b: Carrier of Brown
b/b: Brown Coat and Nose

Volume discounts are available for Breeder Clubs, etc. Please contact us for more information.

Certification of Results

VetNostic Laboratories® will provide a certificate for each test result.

Samples

The following sample(s) can be submitted for the testing:
- Cheek swabs

Reporting Results

Test results can be viewed through your VetNostic Laboratories® web account within 10 business days from the moment the samples arrive at the laboratory. Results can also be reported via Mail, E-Mail, or Fax.

DNA Storage

VetNostic Laboratories provides DNA storage for all of our extracted specimens. If a customer wishes to perform an additional test on a previously extracted specimen they can simply call or email us with the animal's name and/or VNL number along with the test to be performed. This storage is provided free of charge.

Akita
Alaskan Klee Kai
Alaskan Malamute
American Bulldog
American Cocker Spaniel
American Foxhound
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Basenji
Beagle
Bedlington Terrier
Bernedoodle
Border Collie
Boston Terrier
Brittany Spaniel
Brussels Griffon
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Carlin Pinscher
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Chihuahua
Chinese Shar-pei
Coton De Tulear
Curly Coated Retriever
Dachshund
Dalmatian
Doberman Pinscher
English Bulldog
English Cocker Spaniel
English Foxhound
English Setter
English Springer Spaniel
Field Spaniel
Flat Coated Retriever
French Bulldog
German Longhaired Pointer
German Pinscher
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Goldendoodle
Gordon Setter
Havanese
Icelandic Sheepdog
Italian Greyhound
Labradoodle
Labrador Retriever
Large Munsterlander
Lhaso Apso
Lowchen
Lucas Terrier
Mi-Ki
Miniature Pinscher
Newfoundland
Papillon
Pekingese
Plott Hound
Pointer
Pomeranian
Poodle
Portuguese Water Dog
Pudelpointer
Rottweiler
Saluki
Schipperke
Shih Tzu
Siberian Husky
Skye Terrier
Stabyhound
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Yorkshire Terrier



Price: $40.00
Number of dogs to be tested: Add To Cart