OMIA 000202-7957 : Coat colour, albinism in Carassius auratus

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , rabbit , sheep , Sumatran tiger , western chorus frog , grass carp , golden hamster , gray short-tailed opossum , raccoon , meadow voles , water buffalo , Arizona pocket mouse , nutria , eastern chipmunk , rufous rat-kangaroo , hippopotamus , hares , northern pocket gopher , North American deer mouse , ass , Japanese medaka , rainbow trout , brown bear , American mink , grivet , Campbell's desert hamster , humpback whale , axolotl , African clawed frog , turkey vulture , American black bear , domestic ferret , pig , domestic guinea pig , Tufted capuchin , dark-spotted frog , Japanese wrinkled frog , Rice frog , Bornean orangutan , lion , Mongolian gerbil

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 203100

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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)

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.
1978 Takeuchi, I.K., Takeuchi, Y.K., Kajishima, T. :
Pigment granules in choroidal melanophores of the albino goldfish. Experientia 34:1066-7, 1978. Pubmed reference: 100341.
1977 Abramowitz, J., Turner, W.A., Chavin, W., Taylor, J.D. :
Trysinase positive oculocutaneous albinism in the goldfish, Carassius auratus l., and ultrastructural and biochemical study of the eye. Cell Tissue Res 182:409-19, 1977. Pubmed reference: 411572.

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