OMIA:000212-10036 : Coat colour, pink-eyed dilution in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

In other species: domestic cat , pig , North American deer mouse , meadow voles , Campbell's desert hamster

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000212-10036: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1987 Robinson, R., Beechey, C.V., Searle, A.G. :
Brown and rust mutants of the Syrian hamster are p and b genes of mammalian coat colours Journal of Heredity 78:128-129, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3584937.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020