OMIA:000468-10036 : Heterochromia irides/iridis in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

In other species: dog , pig , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 142500 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Difference in colour of the iris in the two eyes, or in different areas of one iris.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000468-10036: 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.

1965 Reid, W.F. :
Heterochromia iridis - a new mutation in hamsters All-Pets 36:38, 40-42, 1965.
1962 Margalhaes, H., Martin, J.R., Loan, E.L. :
Heterochromia iridis in the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) American Zoologist 2:537 only, 1962.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005