OMIA:001566-10141 : Rex coat in Cavia porcellus (domestic guinea pig)

In other species: rabbit , golden hamster

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

Inheritance: Whiteway and Robinson (1989) autosomal recessive inheritance of this newly-reported trait.

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. (2020). OMIA:001566-10141: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1989 Whiteway, C.E., Robinson, R. :
2 Recessive Rex Coat Mutants in the Guinea Pig Journal of Heredity 80:163-165, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2926118.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 31 Mar 2020