OMIA:001581-9685 : Curly coat, Devon rex in Felis catus
Categories: Integument (skin) phene
Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 608245 (gene) , 615896 (trait)
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: yes
Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive
Considered a defect: no
Key variant known: yes
Year key variant first reported: 2010
Species-specific name: Devon rex
Species-specific symbol: re
Inheritance: Gandolfi et al. (2010) suggested that the allelic hierarchy is best represented as KRT71(+) > KRT71(hr) > KRT71(re), where + is wild-type, hr is Sphynx hairless and re is Devon rex.
Molecular basis: Gandolfi et al. (2010) showed that the Devon rex mutation and the Sphynx hairless mutation (OMIA 001583-9685) are both due to mutations in the KRT71 gene which encodes keratin 71: "An 81-bp deletion (c.1108-4_1184del), including the last 4 bp of intron 6 and the first 77 bp of exon 7, followed by a 8-bp insertion (c.1184_1185insAGTTGGAG) and a base insertion (c.1196insT), was found to be homozygous in the two Devon Rex cats".
|Symbol||Description||Species||Chr||Location||OMIA gene details page||Other Links|
|KRT71||keratin 71, type II||Felis catus||B4||NC_058374.1 (78946430..78936910)||KRT71||Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene|
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|OMIA Variant ID||Breed(s)||Variant Phenotype||Gene||Allele||Type of Variant||Source of Genetic Variant||Reference Sequence||Chr.||g. or m.||c. or n.||p.||Verbal Description||EVA ID||Inferred EVA rsID||Year Published||PubMed ID(s)||Acknowledgements|
|380||Curly coat, Devon rex||KRT71||complex rearrangement||Naturally occurring variant||Felis_catus_9.0||B4||g.[81046358_81046359insA;81046370_81046371insCTCCAACT;81046371_81046451del]||c.[1108-4_1184del;1184_1185insAGTTGGAG;1196_1197insT]||NM_001195239.1; published as c.1108-4_1184del;c.1184_1185insAGTTGGAG;c.1196insT; variant causes a splicing variation||2010||20953787||Genomic position in Felis_catus_9.0 is based on information provided by Leslie Lyons and Reuben Buckley.|
Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
|2010||Gandolfi, B., Outerbridge, CA., Beresford, LG., Myers, JA., Pimentel, M., Alhaddad, H., Grahn, JC., Grahn, RA., Lyons, LA. :|
|The naked truth: Sphynx and Devon Rex cat breed mutations in KRT71. Mamm Genome 21:509-15, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20953787 . DOI: 10.1007/s00335-010-9290-6.|
|1969||Robinson, R. :|
|Devon rex - a third rexoid coat mutant in the cat. Genetica 40:597-599, 1969.|
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