OMIA:000213-9685 : Coat colour, white in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: sika deer , franciscana , Bengal tiger , water buffalo

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 600201 (gene) , 606202 (gene) , 184745 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000213-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

1995 Wegner, W. :
The Applicability of Animal Protection Law for the Prevention of Crippling Breeding Methods Praktische Tierarzt 76:11, 1995.
1965 Bosher, S.K., Hallpike, C.S. :
Observations of the histological features, development and pathogenesis of the inner ear degeneration of the deaf white cat Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B 162:147-170, 1965.
1964 Todd, N.B., Jones, T.C. :
On independent assortmant of dominant white and polydactyly in the cat Journal of Cat Genetics 1:16-17, 1964.
1959 Wilson, T.G., Kane, F. :
Congenital deafness in white cats Acta Oto-Laryngologica 50:269-277, 1959. Pubmed reference: 13660786.

Edit History

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