OMIA:000029 : Alloxan-diabetes

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Cross-species summary: Alloxan is an organic compound that causes diabetes mellitus by partial degradation of the beta (β) cells of pancreatic islets, which reduces the quality and quantity of insulin.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Mar 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 29 Oct 2022