OMIA:001566-10036 : Rex coat in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

In other species: rabbit , domestic guinea pig

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 607365 (gene) , 604379 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: 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:001566-10036: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1973 Whitney, R., Nixon, C.W. :
Rex coat: a new mutation in the Syrian hamster. J Hered 64:239, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4766214.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011