K Huston's scientific contributions

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Article
Microphthalmia with coloboma behaves as an incompletely penetrant recessive trait in the merle Australian Shepherd dog. Microphthalmia and related anomalies occurred more often in merle dogs with predominate white than in merles with limited white hair coat. The study did not establish a genetic relationship between the amount of merling and microp...

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... The merle trait is inherited in an incomplete autosomal dominant fashion. Dogs that inherit a single copy of the merle mutation (m/M) can have a variety of merle phenotypes, and dogs that inherit two copies of the mutation (M/M) can have large areas of depigmentation resulting in white fur and significant auditory (Platt et al. 2006) and ophthalmologic (Gelatt et al. 1981) anomalies. ...