OMIA:000169-9685 : Catnip response in Felis catus (domestic cat)

Categories: Taste / olfaction phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal dominant

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000169-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2022 Bol, S., Scaffidi, A., Bunnik, E.M., Flematti, G.R. :
Behavioral differences among domestic cats in the response to cat-attracting plants and their volatile compounds reveal a potential distinct mechanism of action for actinidine. BMC Biol 20:192, 2022. Pubmed reference: 36008824. DOI: 10.1186/s12915-022-01369-1.
2017 Espín-Iturbe, L.T., López Yañez, B.A., Carrasco García, A., Canseco-Sedano, R., Vázquez-Hernández, M., Coria-Avila, G.A. :
Active and passive responses to catnip (Nepeta cataria) are affected by age, sex and early gonadectomy in male and female cats. Behav Processes 142:110-115, 2017. Pubmed reference: 28698045. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.06.008.
1962 Todd, NB. :
Inheritance of the catnip response in domestic cats. J Hered 53:54-6, 1962. Pubmed reference: 13921504.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 27 Jan 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 12 Oct 2022