OMIA 000202 : Coat colour, albinism

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 203100

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body. Due to a non-functional form of the enzyme tyrosinase. Also known as Oculocutaneous albinism (OCA)

Species in which this phene is found:
goldfish (Carassius auratus)
grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)
rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes)
axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
dark-spotted frog (Pelophylax nigromaculatus)
Japanese wrinkled frog (Glandirana rugosa)
Tufted capuchin (Sapajus apella)
grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops)
hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas)
Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
American black bear (Ursus americanus)
brown bear (Ursus arctos)
raccoon (Procyon lotor)
domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
lion (Panthera leo)
Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae)
humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
ass (Equus asinus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
hares (Lepus)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)
North American deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
meadow voles (Microtus)
domestic guinea pig (Cavia porcellus)
nutria (Myocastor coypus)
gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica)
northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides)
Arizona pocket mouse (Perognathus amplus)
rufous rat-kangaroo (Aepyprymnus rufescens)
turkey vulture (Cathartes aura)
eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus)
Campbell's desert hamster (Phodopus campbelli)
water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata)
American mink (Neovison vison)
Rice frog (Fejervarya kawamurai)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2012
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 30 Aug 2017
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 04 Sep 2017
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 06 May 2019