OMIA 000201-10053 : Coat colour, agouti in Microtus

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

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

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.

References


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.
1996 Bazhan, N.M., Yakovleva, T.V., Makarova, E.N. :
Reproduction in the water vole (arvicola terrestris), polymorphic for the agouti locus [Russian] Genetika 32:1125-1130, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8964483.
1991 Prasolova, L.A., Bazhan, N.M., Vsevolodov, E.B., Latypov, I.F. :
[Verification of the color genotype based on morphological analysis of fur pigmentation of brown and black water voles Arvicola terrestris L]. Genetika 27:1423-30, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1761214.

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