OMIA 000202-7959 : Coat colour, albinism in Ctenopharyngodon idella

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , rabbit , sheep , Sumatran tiger , western chorus frog , 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 , goldfish , 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

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

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)

Reference


1993 [No authors listed] :
Inheritance of albinism in the grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Aquaculture 115:13-17, 1993.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 19 Oct 2011