OMIA:000945-9627 : Star in Vulpes vulpes (red fox)

Categories: Pigmentation phene

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:000945-9627: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1981 Belyaev, D.K., Ruvinsky, A.O., Trut, L.N. :
Inherited activation-inactivation of the star gene in foxes: its bearing on the problem of domestication Journal of Heredity 72:267-274, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7288139.

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