OMIA:000357-9615 : Eye colour in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: Nile tilapia , rock pigeon , domestic cat , water buffalo , Japanese quail

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Iris colour

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. (2010). OMIA:000357-9615: 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.

2023 Konno, A., Aoki, H., Suzuki, E., Furuta, S., Ueda, S. :
Are dark-eyed dogs favoured by humans? Domestication as a potential driver of iris colour difference between dogs and wolves. R Soc Open Sci 10:230854, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38126061. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.230854.
2009 Stritzel, S., Wöhlke, A., Distl, O. :
A role of the microphthalmia-associated transcription factor in congenital sensorineural deafness and eye pigmentation in Dalmatian dogs. J Anim Breed Genet 126:59-62, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19207931. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2008.00761.x.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 20 Nov 2010