Genetics of coat color and pattern inheritance in the domestic cat.
Basic Genetics as Revealed by Cats
Introduction to genetic terminology using the cat as an example. Covers agouti, black, dilute, albino, red, dominant white and piebald.
Basic Self (Solid) Colors of Cats
Description of the genetics of the solid colors and their modifiers.
Cat Color Genetics
Includes information, mating tables, pigmentation, white cats, ticking and tabby, shading and white spotting.
Coat color genetics with an emphasis on the Bengal.
Genetics of the Shaded American Shorthair
Article about tabby genetics and modifying factors affecting it including wideband, silvering and modifying polygenes as related to the shaded American Shorthair breed.
Mosaicism in Cats
The genetics underlying the very rare male tortoiseshell pattern in cats.
The Pigment Parade
A description of the actions of the white spotting and epistatic white genes in cats.
Practical Color and Coat Length Genetics for Abyssinian and Somali Breeders
Article reproduced from the Abysinnian Breeder magazine explaining Abysinnian and Somali coat color inheritance.
The color genetics of Tonkinese, Siamese and Burmese.
Coat color, pattern, conformation and eye color genetics of Tonkinese.
Torties, Calicos and Tricolor Cats
Information about the distinguishing characteristics of each pattern named and the genetics factors behind them.
We are Siamese if you Please
A short piece about the temperature sensitivity of the albino gene.
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