OMIA 000201 : Coat colour, agouti

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 611742

Cross-species summary: This locus, ASIP, encodes the agouti signalling protein, a peptide antagonist of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone receptor (MC1R), which is the product of the extension locus.

Species in which this phene is found:
gray wolf (Canis lupus)
coyote (Canis latrans)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
leopard (Panthera pardus)
ass (Equus asinus)
horse (Equus caballus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius)
impala (Aepyceros melampus)
cattle (Bos taurus)
goat (Capra hircus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
North American deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
meadow voles (Microtus)
domestic guinea pig (Cavia porcellus)
alpaca (Vicugna pacos)
leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)
Geoffroy's cat (Leopardus geoffroyi)
Kodkod (Leopardus guigna)
Colocolo (Leopardus colocolo)
Asiatic golden cat (Catopuma temminckii)
Northern mole vole (Ellobius talpinus)
Eurasian water mole (Arvicola amphibius)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 12 Oct 2011
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 18 Sep 2012
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 06 May 2019