Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat

75€ (Except SH and OPTIGEN tests)

Antagene Séléction

DNA - based testing for hereditary diseases

ANTAGENE provides a certificate displaying the genetic status of a dog or a cat

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AMB - Amber

Presence of amber coat colour

Norwegian Forest Cat

AMB - Amber

Presence of amber coat colour

Description: DNA test can identifying cats carrying the genotype "Amber Coat Colour"

Symptoms : Progressive trait: from black or blue, the coat colour changes respectively to amber or light amber. Final colour is stabilized between 2 and 5 years old.

Age of onset : _

Frequency : _

Gene involved : MC1R

Tested mutation : c.250G>A

Transmission : Autosomal Recessive

Patent : _

Notes : Display of the Amber coloration depends on the presence/absence of dominant "Orange" coat colour. "Orange" cats are not concerned by amber mutation but are able to transmit it.

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CP - Colour Point

Pale body and relatively darker extremities

Norwegian Forest Cat

CP - Colour Point

Pale body and relatively darker extremities

Description: DNA test can identifying cats carrying the genotype "Colour-Point"

Symptoms : _

Age of onset : _

Frequency : _

Gene involved : TYR

Tested mutation : G302R

Transmission : Autosomal Recessive

Patent : _

Notes : The test can not be used to detect genetically other pattern, like Sepia or Mink, or the coat colours.

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GSD4 - Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV

Early muscular atrophy

Norwegian Forest Cat

GSD4 - Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV

Early muscular atrophy

Description: Abnormality of glucose metabolism resulting in an accumulation of an abnormal form of glycogen in the body

Symptoms : Death at or soon after birth. Rarely, affected kittens could live normally until 5 months old, but the disease leads quickly to neuromuscular degeneration, to severe muscular atrophies, to cardiac failures and to death before 15 months old

Age of onset : Before 15 months old

Frequency : 4%

Gene involved : GBE1

Tested mutation : g. IVS11+1552_IVS12-1339 del6.2 kb ins334 bp

Transmission : Autosomal Recessive

Patent : _

Notes : _

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PKDef - Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

Hemolytic anaemia

Norwegian Forest Cat

PKDef - Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

Hemolytic anaemia

Description: Lack of the pyruvate kinase enzyme causing an early destruction of red blood cells, leading to an anaemia more or less severe according to individuals

Symptoms : Lethargy, diarrhea, pale mucous membranes, lack of appetite, weight loss, icterus

Age of onset : Variable. Some rare cases declare an early severe form. Anaemia may only be moderate and intermittently detectable. In mild cases, symptoms may be late onset.

Frequency : Not available

Gene involved : PKLR

Tested mutation : c.693+304G>A

Transmission : Autosomal Recessive

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Antagene Identité

Genetic Identification

ANTAGENE produces an unique genetic fingerprint of a dog or a cat

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Antagene Parenté

DNA - Certified parentage

ANTAGENE performs genetic identification and parentage verification for a puppy and a kitten