OMIA:001949-10141 : Hypotrichosis, with thymic aplasia in Cavia porcellus (domestic guinea pig)

In other species: domestic cat , taurine cattle

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 601705 (trait) , 600838 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: renamed from 'Hypotrichosis with short life expectancy' [2/5/2023]

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. (2023). OMIA:001949-10141: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1979 Reed, C., O'Donoghue, J.L. :
A new guinea pig mutant with abnormal hair production and immunodeficiency. Lab Anim Sci 29:744-8, 1979. Pubmed reference: 529772.

Edit History

  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 02 May 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 18 May 2023