OMIA:001584-9685 : Coat colour, melanin inhibitor in Felis catus (domestic cat)

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal dominant

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:001584-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1980 Turner, P., Robinson, R. :
Melanin inhibitor: a dominant gene in the domestic cat Journal of Heredity 71:427-, 1980. Pubmed reference: 7217657.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 20 Jul 2011