OMIA:000075-10036 : Coat colour, ashen in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal incomplete dominant

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: A

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000075-10036: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1981 Peterson, J.S., deGroot, C.T., Yoon, C.H. :
Five new mutations in the Syrian hamster: furloss, fur-deficiency, juvenile gray, ashen, and quaking. J Hered 72:445-6, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7334205.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 19 Oct 2011
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 23 Nov 2022