OMIA 000202-9940 : Coat colour, albinism in Ovis aries

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , rabbit , 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.
1993 Rowett, M.A., Fleet, M.R. :
Albinism in a Suffolk Sheep Journal of Heredity 84:67-69, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8440890.
1988 Balayants, M.D., Deushcheva, G.G., Shalimov, Yu.P. :
[Inherited blood disorders in albinoid grey Karakul sheep] :147 only, 1988.
Barayants, M.D., Baratov, Yu.A., Deushcheva, G.G., Rish, M.A., Shalimov, Yu.P. :
[Morphological and histochemical features of the tissues of Karakul lambs with genetic albinism] Sel'skokhozyaistvennaya Biologiya :124-126, 1988.
1978 Adalsteinsson, S. :
A note on an Icelandic albino ram Journal of Heredity 69:430 only, 1978.
1977 Adalsteinsson, S. :
Albinism in Icelandic sheep. J Hered 68:347-9, 1977. Pubmed reference: 608941.

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