Ta Locus - Tabby

Proportion and distribution in patterns of agouti hairs compared to solid hairs

Symptoms
The Mackerel pattern (TaM wild allele) is composed of vertical stripes. The Blotched pattern (TaB allele) is characterized by spiral motifs.

Gene involved
LVRN

Mutation tested
c.682G>A (Tab3)

Transmission mode : Autosomal recessive
Age of onset : From birth
Specificity : Blotched tabby

Publication : Kaelin et al. (2012). Specifying and sustaining pigmentation patterns in domestic and wild cats.

Gene involved
LVRN

Mutation tested
c.2522G>A (Tab1)

Transmission mode : Autosomal recessive
Age of onset : From birth
Specificity : Blotched tabby

Publication : Kaelin et al. (2012). Specifying and sustaining pigmentation patterns in domestic and wild cats.

Gene involved
LVRN

Mutation tested
c.176C>A (Tab2)

Transmission mode : Autosomal recessive
Specificity : Blotched tabby

Publication : Kaelin et al. (2012). Specifying and sustaining pigmentation patterns in domestic and wild cats.