DNA Detail Lilac

Lilac is a Combination of 2 Genes

When you combine Full Chocolate with  Full Blue, you get a dog that is colored Lilac. DNA for Lilac is bb dd, Full Chocolate + Full Blue


 

Brown/Chocolate

 

TYRP1 Gene. There are two allele:
1. B-dominant full base color
2. b-recessive brown

 

When two copies of brown are present, black pigment is diluted to brown. However, if the dog is red or yellow dogs, brown does not dilute the hair color, but does change the color of nose and foot pads from black to brown.

 

B/B: Does not carry brown-full base color, cannot have brown offspring

B/b: Dog is base color and carries 1 copy of brown

b/b: 2 copies of brown-full brown/chocolate

 


 

Dilute/Blue

 

The gene d has had recent discoveries and has now been renamed d1. This mutation alone does not account for all dilute color phenotypes. A second and third dilution MLPH variant d2  and d3 has been identified. Still, two copies of any of the three dilution variants, or any combination of two of these, are necessary to lighten the color.

 

D/D No known dilute

D/d1 Carries 1 copy of dilute

D/d2 Carries 1 copy of dilute

D/d3 Carries 1 copy of dilute

d1/d1 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute

d2/d2 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute

d3/d3 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute

d1/d2 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute

d1/d3 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute

d2/d3 Dilute, 2 copies of dilute