Calico Cats

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Calico Cat - Genetics
... In genetic terms calico cats are tortoiseshells in every way, except that in addition they express a white spotting gene ... Serious study of calico cats seems to have begun about 1948 when Murray Barr and his graduate student E.G ... masses inside the nuclei of nerve cells of female cats, but not in male cats ...

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