OMIA 000468-9940 : Heterochromia irides/iridis in Ovis aries

In other species: cattle , golden hamster , pig , dog

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 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.


1995 Lang, R. :
The occurrence and possible inheritance of heterochromia iridis in a Merino flock Proceedings of the Australian Association of Animal Breeding and Genetics 11:323-325, 1995.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005