OMIA:001249-10047 : Coat colour, brown, TYRP1-related in Meriones unguiculatus (Mongolian gerbil)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , American black bear , domestic cat , horse , pig , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , rabbit , golden hamster , North American deer mouse , American mink

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 612271 (trait) , 203290 (trait) , 115501 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2019). OMIA:001249-10047: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1989 Matsuzaki, T., Yasuda, Y., Nonaka, S. :
The Genetics of Coat Colors in the Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones- Unguiculatus) Jikken Dobutsu 38:337-41, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2806391. DOI: 10.1538/expanim1978.38.4_337.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 May 2019