Study Detail

TitleA novel MITF variant in a white American Standardbred foal
Study TypeOther
Abstract Background: Variants in the MITF gene may cause white or white spotted phenotypes, which may sometimes occur simultaneously with deafness, eye disorders and other neurological dysfunctions. To the authors’ knowledge, three MITF variants, termed SW 1, SW 3 and macchiato, have been described in horses .. [more]
Description Background: Variants in the MITF gene may cause white or white spotted phenotypes, which may sometimes occur simultaneously with deafness, eye disorders and other neurological dysfunctions. To the authors’ knowledge, three MITF variants, termed SW 1, SW 3 and macchiato, have been described in horses .. [more]
Center NameInstitute of Genetics, University of Bern, Switzerland