OMIA:001728-31033 : Sex determination in Takifugu rubripes (torafugu)

In other species: goldfish , northern pike , rainbow trout , Atlantic salmon , guppy , Nile tilapia , Japanese flounder , Atlantic halibut , Gila monster , monocled cobra , Mallard , swan goose , Canada goose , chicken , common quail , turkey , tammar wallaby , ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , sheep , Chinese soft-shelled turtle , jackdaw , petrels , whitespotted clarias , red-eared slider turtle , ayu , Japanese quail , green-eyed treefrog , derbio , twoband anemonefish , Java barb , clearhead icefish , silver trevally

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 261550 (trait) , 600956 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2012

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
Amhr2 Takifugu rubripes 19 NC_042303.1 (12703026..12709063) Amhr2 Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:001728-31033: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 Kamiya, T., Kai, W., Tasumi, S., Oka, A., Matsunaga, T., Mizuno, N., Fujita, M., Suetake, H., Suzuki, S., Hosoya, S., Tohari, S., Brenner, S., Miyadai, T., Venkatesh, B., Suzuki, Y., Kikuchi, K. :
A trans-species missense SNP in Amhr2 is associated with sex determination in the tiger pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes (fugu). PLoS Genet 8:e1002798, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22807687. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002798.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Jan 2013