Glossary of DNA terms

GLOSSARY OF TERMS....working hard to finish this page!

 

Specific Terms Commonly used in reference to Rare Color Bulldogs


AGOUTI: Recessive Black. In Bulldogs, this would DNA as ayay, ayat, atat.


ALLELE: One of two or more alternative forms of a Gene that arise by mutation and are found at the same place on a Chromosone. Example: Brown has 2 alleles, B and b. ***see Variant***


BARREL CHEST: a very round chest with the appearence of a barrel. A deep ribcage. A heavy chest.


BLACK AND TAN: Black and Tan with minimal white only on the chest. Body is solid black and tan with tan markings on the eyebrows, cheeks, front chest, legs, and under the tail.


BLACK BASE: A dog with full black at Agouti, ie atat, and a full or carrier at Dominant Black, ie KN or KK, when dominant black is expressed as Seal. The black base is needed in order to produce true, vivid colors, in lue of those colors in fawn or sable. In black base dogs, the genes that change color affect the coat and not just the nose, eyeliner, pad color. ***Seal base may be muted and not vivid.


BLACK BRINDLE: Black and fawn stripes with or without white markings in any design. Brindle dogs carry at least one K gen and are always either ayay or ayat at Agouti. Some Color Breeders denote brindle as Kbr. Brindle bodied dogs cannot have the seal part of the K Gene...rendered as Kb...nor be atat at Agouti.


BLACK BRINDLE MERLE


BLACK MERLE


BLACK MERLE TRI


BLACK PLATINUM


BLACK SEAL


BLACK TRI


BLACK TRINDLE


BROWN


BLUE AND TAN


BLUE BRINDLE


BLUE BRINDLE MERLE


BLUE FAWN


BLUE GHOST MERLE


BLUE MERLE


BLUE MERLE TRI


BLUE PLATINUM


BLUE SABLE


BLUE SEAL


BLUE TRI


BLUE TRINDLE


BROKEN ROPE


BULLDOG


CARRIER


CHOCOLATE AND TAN


CHOCOLATE BRINDLE


CHOCOLATE BRINDLE MERLE


CHOCOLATE FAWN


CHOCOLATE GHOST MERLE


CHOCOLATE MERLE


CHOCOLATE MERLE TRI


CHOCOLATE PLATINUM


CHOCOLATE SABLE


CHOCOLATE SEAL


CHOCOLATE TRI


CHOCOLATE TRINDLE


CLEAR SABLE


CRYPTIC MERLE


DILUTE


DOMINANT BLACK


DOUBLE MERLE


ENGLISH BULLDOG


FAWN


FULL


FULL BODY SUIT


FULL ROPE


FULL SUIT


GENOTYPE


GHOST MERLE


LETHAL WHITE


LILAC AND TAN


LILAC BRINDLE


LILAC BRINDLE MERLE


LILAC FAWN


LILAC GHOST MERLE


LILAC MERLE


LILAC MERLE TRI


LILAC PLATINUM


LILAC SABLE


LILAC SEAL


LILAC TRI


LILAC TRINDLE


MEAT MOUTH


MERLE


NON CARRIER


NOSE BUMP


PATCHWORK MERLE


PHANTOM MERLE


PIEBALD


PLATINUM


QUAD OR QUAD PRODUCER


SABLE


TAN POINT


TREE TRUNK LEGS


TRI


TRIPLE CARRIER


TWEED MERLE


VARIANTS


WHITE