OMIA:000202-143630 : Coat colour, oculocutaneous albinism type I (OCA1), TYR-related in Paroedura picta

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , rabbit , water buffalo , ass , Japanese medaka , American mink , humpback whale , domestic ferret , pig , domestic guinea pig , Tufted capuchin , dark-spotted frog , Japanese wrinkled frog , Rice frog , lion , Mongolian gerbil , red fox , hamadryas baboon , red deer , Japanese raccoon dog , Japanese ratsnake , golden hamster

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 203100 (trait) , 606952 (trait) , 606933 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: unknown

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in most parts of the body. Due to a non-functional form of the enzyme tyrosinase. Also known as Oculocutaneous albinism (OCA), Acromelanism and as the Himalayan coat-colour pattern

Species-specific description: This phene includes references to studies involving gene edited or genetically modified organisms (GMO).


2023 Abe, T., Kaneko, M., Kiyonari, H. :
A reverse genetic approach in geckos with the CRISPR/Cas9 system by oocyte microinjection. Dev Biol :, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36868446 . DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2023.02.005.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 09 Mar 2023