OMIA 000201-10047 : Coat colour, agouti in Meriones unguiculatus

In other species: gray wolf , coyote , dog , red fox , domestic cat , leopard , ass , horse , pig , Arabian camel , impala , cattle , goat , sheep , rabbit , North American deer mouse , meadow voles , alpaca , leopard cat , Geoffroy's cat , Kodkod , Colocolo , Asiatic golden cat , Northern mole vole , Eurasian water mole

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 611742

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

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.

Reference


1989 Matsuzaki, T., Yasuda, Y., Nonaka, S. :
The Genetics of Coat Colors in the Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones- Unguiculatus) Experimental Animals 38:337-341, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2806391.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 May 2019