OMIA:001994-9986 : Rex coat, plaice type in Oryctolagus cuniculus
Categories: Integument (skin) phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Species-specific description: Without citing references, Pan et al. (2015) explained that "In recent years, some rex rabbits have shown wrinkles in abdomen and extremities during production; this phenotype is known as plaice. The skin size of wrinkle rabbits was found to be 15% larger than that of un-wrinkle animals, with the same quality fur."
Molecular basis: From a gene transcription study, Pan et al. (2015) reported that "A total of 308 differentially expressed genes were obtained by transcriptome analysis of plaice and un-plaice phenotype animals; 209 additional differentially expressed genes were not found in any database. These genes included 49 that were only expressed in plaice skin rabbits."
|2015||Pan, L., Liu, Y., Wei, Q., Xiao, C., Ji, Q., Bao, G., Wu, X. :|
|Solexa-Sequencing Based Transcriptome Study of Plaice Skin Phenotype in Rex Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). PLoS One 10:e0124583, 2015. Pubmed reference: 25955442 . DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124583.|
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