Doberman Deletion

Albinism in Doberman pinschers has been traced to a partial gene deletion.

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Given the phenotype of these

Given the phenotype of these animals I would be more inclined to call them leucistic as opposed to albino. Perhaps a semantic argument but I have always albinism to be lacking melanin (i.e., amelanistic, as you see from mutations to the Tyr gene) whereas individuals with a mutation in SLC45A2 synthesize melanin normally but it is the transport of the melanin within the cells/body that is deficient (SLC45A2 being a MATP gene.)