Health Tip on Somatic Mutations of Genes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Wow! Not sure what to call this color! (not photo shopped)!
I Spy Animals: Albino Giraffes Don't Exist
DA Remote Control, aka Clicker, is a Half-Arabian mare whose unusual coat pattern is the result of a somatic mutation. While in utero, the pigmentation cells "misfired," leaving her with unpigmented areas. The pattern is not hereditable.
Lovely horse with a somatic mutation, often confused for a reverse brindle.
Saintly Anointed Bay warmblood colt with somatic mutation by [one of my favourite stallions] Saint Sandro of Golden Venture Farm
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Somatic mutation (area unaffected by white spotting pattern)
Purebred Golden Retriever with mutation resulting in black spots
These are special markings, caused by a gene mutation. But you can't breed for it, because this mutation is not passed down to offspring. It is a one time thing.