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Mutations in lipase H (LIPH) and lysophosphatidic acid receptor 6 (LPAR6), which are essential for the lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) signalling pathway, are associated with hypotrichosis and wooly hair in humans. Mutations in LPAR6 and keratin 71 (KRT71), result in unusual fur growth and hair...

Author(s)
Manakhov, A. D.; Andreeva, T. V.; Rogaev, E. I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2020, 51, 4, pp 584-589
Abstract

Rexoid, curly hair mutations have been selected to develop new domestic cat breeds. The Selkirk Rex is the most recently established curly-coated cat breed originating from a spontaneous mutation that was discovered in the United States in 1987. Unlike the earlier and well-established Cornish and...

Author(s)
Filler, S.; Alhaddad, H.; Gandolfi, B.; Kurushima, J. D.; Cortes, A.; Veit, C.; Lyons, L. A.; Brem, G.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2012, 103, 5, pp 727-733
Abstract

One of the salient features of the domestic cat is the aesthetics of its fur. The Selkirk Rex breed is defined by an autosomal dominant woolly rexoid hair (ADWH) abnormality that is characterized by tightly curled hair shafts. A genome-wide case-control association study was conducted using 9 curly ...

Author(s)
Gandolfi, B.; Alhaddad, H.; Joslin, S. E. K.; Khan, R.; Filler, S.; Brem, G.; Lyons, L. A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 1, pp 02000
Abstract

The origin, physical appearance, genetic traits and standards, behaviour, health and distribution of the Selkirk Rex cat breed were discussed.

Author(s)
Settimo, L. M.
Publisher
Medicina Viva, Parma, Italy
Citation
Rassegna di Medicina Felina, 2017, 21, 1, pp 30-33
Abstract

The Persian cat is mainly characterized by an extremely brachycephalic face as part of the standard body conformation. Despite the popularity, world-wide distribution, and economic importance of the Persian cat as a fancy breed, little is known about the genetics of their hallmark morphology,...

Author(s)
Bertolini, F.; Gandolfi, B.; Kim EuiSoo; Haase, B.; Lyons, L. A.; Rothschild, M. F.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Mammalian Genome, 2016, 27, 3/4, pp 144-155

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