OMIA 001644-10036 : Tau in Mesocricetus auratus

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Circadian timing

References


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.
1998 Osiel, S., Golombek, D.A., Ralph, M.R. :
Conservation of locomotor behavior in the golden hamster: effects of light cycle and a circadian period mutation. Physiol Behav 65:123-31, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9811374.
Tosini, G., Menaker, M. :
The tau mutation affects temperature compensation of hamster retinal circadian oscillators. Neuroreport 9:1001-5, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9601657.
1996 Grace, M.S., Wang, L.M., Pickard, G.E., Besharse, J.C., Menaker, M. :
The tau mutation shortens the period of rhythmic photoreceptor outer segment disk shedding in the hamster. Brain Res 735:93-100, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8905173.
Stirland, J.A., Hastings, M.H., Loudon, A.S., Maywood, E.S. :
The tau mutation in the Syrian hamster alters the photoperiodic responsiveness of the gonadal axis to melatonin signal frequency. Endocrinology 137:2183-6, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8612567.
Stirland, J.A., Mohammad, Y.N., Loudon, A.S.I. :
Mutation of the circadian timing system (tau gene) in the seasonally breeding syrian hamster alters the reproductive response to photoperiod change Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Series B: Biological Sciences 263:345-350, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8920256. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0053.
1994 Loudon, A.S., Wayne, N.L., Krieg, R., Iranmanesh, A., Veldhuis, J.D., Menaker, M. :
Ultradian endocrine rhythms are altered by a circadian mutation in the Syrian hamster. Endocrinology 135:712-8, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8033819.

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