OMIA 000202-9534 : Coat colour, albinism in Chlorocebus aethiops

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 , 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 , 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.
1984 Guillery, RW., Hickey, TL., Kaas, JH., Felleman, DJ., Debruyn, EJ., Sparks, DL. :
Abnormal central visual pathways in the brain of an albino green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops). J Comp Neurol 226:165-83, 1984. Pubmed reference: 6330179. DOI: 10.1002/cne.902260203.
1980 Gross, KJ., Hickey, TL. :
Abnormal laminar patterns in the lateral geniculate nucleus of an albino monkey. Brain Res 190:231-7, 1980. Pubmed reference: 6769535.

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