OMIA 000031 : Coat colour, dilution, MLPH-related

Possible human homologues (MIM numbers): 609227 (trait) , 606526 (gene)

Cross-species summary: FN acknowledges invaluable feedback from Cord Drögemüller that has led to the name of this phene being changed from "Coat colour, diluted" to "Coat colour, dilution, MLPH-related". At the same time, a new phene "Coat colour, dilution, generic" was created.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
American mink (Neovison vison)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 01 Oct 2015
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 23 Jan 2018
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 13 Sep 2018
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 06 May 2019
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Mar 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 07 Sep 2021