OMIA:001528-9986 : Fleece variation (woolly vs hairy) in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: sheep

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

Species-specific name: coarse and fine wool

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breed: Angora (Rabbit) (VBO_0001228).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:001528-9986: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Huang, D., Ding, H., Wang, Y., Cheng, G., Wang, X., Leng, T., Zhao, H. :
Hair follicle transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed genes that regulate wool fiber diameter in Angora rabbits. Biology (Basel) 12:445, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36979137. DOI: 10.3390/biology12030445.

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