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Genecodes for genetic pigmentation Maine Coon

 

Basic colors black or red.

Genotype

 

Notes

Oy

Red

Male

oy

Black

Male

OO

Red

Female

Oo

Blacktortie

Female

oo

Black

Female

 

The agouti-gene, turns on or off visibility of the pattern.

Genotype

 

Notes

AA

The cat is tabby

Homozygous, all kittens without exception will be tabby from this cat.

Aa

The cat is tabby/Carries solid

Heterozygous, offsprings can eigher become tabby or solid, depending on the other parent.

aa

Non tabby/Solid

Mated with another solid cat the offsprings will always become solid. But with a parent who is Aa the kittens can be either solid or tabby.

 

Genes for tabby

Genotype

 

Notes

McMc

Mackerel Tabby

 

Mcmc

Mackerel tabby, carrier of classictabby

 

mcmc

Classic tabby

 

 

Genes who modify the normal tabby-genes

Genotype

 

Notes

SpSp

Spotted

 

Spsp

Spotted, carrier of non spotted

 

spsp

non spotted

 

TT

Ticked Tabby

 

Tt

Ticked tabby, carrier of non ticked tabby.

 

tt

Not ticked tabby

 



Dilution

Genotype

 

Notes

DD

Not diluted/not carrier

Will not be able to get any diluted kittens.

Dd

not diluted, carrier

If the other parent is carrier or diluted itself this cat cat can get diluted kittens.

dd

Diluted

Will with another diluted only get diluted kittens, with a carrier the offsprings can be either diluted or full color, if the other parent is DD all offsprings will be full color (not diluted), but they will all be carriers



Whitespotting

Genotype

 

Notes

WW

White

 

Wws

White, carrier of whitespot.

 

Ww

White, not carrier of whitespot.

 

wsws

Whitespot

Different grades are: Van, Harlequin, Bicolor

wsw

Whitespot

Bicolor or indefinite amount (09)

ww

Not white/Not whitespot

This cat got no white



Silver

Genotype

 

Notes

II

Silver

Homozygous silver, all offspring will become silver

Ii

Silver

Heterozygous silver, offsprings will be either silver or non silver

ii

Not silver

No offsprings will be silver unless the other parent is silver.



Widbandsgenen

Genotyp

 

Notering

WbWb

Homozygous  wideband

Tipped (Shaded, Shell, Golden tabby, Golden shaded)

Wbwb

Heterozygous wideband

Carrier of above

wbwb

Not wideband

Normal pattern no wideband