Coats & Misc.
For more mouse genetics, see the
AFRMA Mouse Genetics book, the articles on the Info Pages, and the article
Mouse Keeping: Linkage.
See the AFRMA Mouse Color Standards book and the Standards pages for photos.
Go to Fancy Mouse Genes, Alphabetical Name Listing for a complete list.
See also Fancy Mouse Genes, Genetic Code Listing for breakdowns by genetic code.
|Coats & Misc.|
|Brindle||Avy– (Avy gene causes stripes in color; Viable Yellow gene)|
|Brindle: Sex-linked||Mobr (causes mottling/stripes in color; a.k.a. X-Brindle or English Brindle)|
(Bonnie Walters’ code; there are other recessive and dominant curly genes)
|Frizzie Long Hair||frfr ll or frfr gogo|
|Frizzie Satin||frfr sasa|
|Frizzie Satin Long Hair||frfr ll sasa or frfr gogo sasa|
|Long Hair||ll or gogo|
|Long Hair Satin||ll sasa or gogo sasa|
|Merle||rounroun (causes solid patches on a roaned background)|
|Tan: Roan||atat roro|
|Tan: Splashed||atat Tg–|
|Varitint-waddler||Va– (gene causes a tri-colored coat, deafness, and circling defect)|
Note: Capital letter=dominant genes unless otherwise noted; lower case letter=recessive genes
“–” means that either the dominant or recessive allele could occupy that space without affecting the outcome
Note: Lilac U.S. = Dove U.K. (P.E. Black), Dove U.S. = Lilac U.K. (Chocolate Blue or Dilute Chocolate)