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TYRP1  -  tyrosinase-related protein 1

Canis lupus familiaris

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of TYRP1

  • We used PCR amplification of cDNA prepared from skin biopsies to determine the nearly full-length, protein-coding sequence of dog TYRP1, and to define sequence variants potentially responsible for the B locus [2].


  1. Length polymorphism in a CT-rich microsatellite in an intron of the canine tyrosinase-related protein-2 gene. Liu, P.C., Chen, Y.W., Shibuya, H., Katz, M.L., Lubahn, D.B., Johnson, G.S. Anim. Genet. (1998) [Pubmed]
  2. TYRP1 and MC1R genotypes and their effects on coat color in dogs. Schmutz, S.M., Berryere, T.G., Goldfinch, A.D. Mamm. Genome (2002) [Pubmed]
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