OMIA 000202-9615 : Coat colour, albinism in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , 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 , 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: yes

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)

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.
2002 Schmidtz, B.H., Schmutz, S.M. :
Linkage mapping of TYR to dog chromosome 21 Animal Genetics 33:476-477, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12464032.
1981 Gwin, R.M., Wyman, M., Lim, D.J., Ketring, K., Werling, K. :
Multiple ocular defects associated with partial albinism and deafness in the dog Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 17:401-408, 1981.
1929 Pearson, K., Usher, C.H. :
Albinism in dogs Biometrika 21:144-163, 1929.

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