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Feline List of Services


Sampling is easy: Oral Cheek Swab!

Genetic Trait Tests

Brown (Chocolate and Cinnamon)

Feline coat color is determined by the same biochemical pathways as those found in dogs and other mammals.
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Dilute

The dilution gene (d) in cats has been shown to be a gene called MLPH, which is an abbreviation for melanophilin.
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Coat Length

Long hair in cats is a recessive trait.
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Profiling/Parentage

DNA Profiling establishes the unique genetic identity of your cat - a DNA "fingerprint". Order item number G308 from the feline order testing form. Testing takes a minimum of three weeks from our receipt of samples. Sample collection is by soft-bristle oral cheek swabs.

VetGen also offers feline Parentage Testing. Order G309 from the feline order testing form. DNA samples from the mother, father and kitten(s) are required. Testing takes a minimum of three weeks from our receipt of samples. Sample collection is by soft-bristle oral cheek swabs.
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