OMIA:001528-30538 : Fleece variation (woolly vs hairy) in Vicugna pacos (alpaca)

In other species: sheep , rabbit

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 615332 (gene)

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. (2011). OMIA:001528-30538: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2010 Presciuttini, S., Valbonesi, A., Apaza, N., Antonini, M., Huanca, T., Renieri, C. :
Fleece variation in alpaca (Vicugna pacos): a two-locus model for the Suri/Huacaya phenotype. BMC Genet 11:70, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20646304. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2156-11-70.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 04 Nov 2010
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 29 Nov 2011