OMIA:001278-10036 : Hypotrichosis, dominant in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

In other species: pig

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 146520 (trait) , 146550 (trait) , 183849 (trait) , 211370 (trait) , 203655 (trait) , 246500 (trait) , 250460 (trait) , 278200 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal incomplete dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Dominant form of hair loss.

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. (2022). OMIA:001278-10036: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1972 Festing, M.F., Wright, M.K. :
New semi-dominant mutation in the Syrian hamster. Nature 236:81-2, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4553459.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 23 Nov 2022