OMIA 002280-10036 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Mesocricetus auratus

In other species: Bornean orangutan , goldfish , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , turkey vulture , American black bear , Campbell's desert hamster , meadow voles , western chorus frog , grass carp , Sumatran tiger , grivet , dog , sheep , brown bear , Arizona pocket mouse , nutria , eastern chipmunk , rufous rat-kangaroo , hippopotamus , hares , northern pocket gopher , North American deer mouse , gray short-tailed opossum , American bison , raccoon , , fishing cat

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body.


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.
1995 Thompson, I.D., Cordery, P., Holt, C.E. :
Postnatal changes in the uncrossed retinal projection of pigmented and albino Syrian hamsters and the effects of monocular enucleation. J Comp Neurol 357:181-203, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7545188. DOI: 10.1002/cne.903570202.
1974 Pomerantz, S.H., Li, J.P. :
Tyrosinase in the skin of albino hamsters and mice. Nature 252:241-3, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4214366. DOI: 10.1038/252241a0.
1973 Robinson, R. :
Linkage of albinism and brown in the Syrian hamster Journal of Heredity 64:232 only, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4766210. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.jhered.a108396.
1963 Nakai, T. :
The induction and ultrastructural study of amelanotic dermal melanocytoma in the Syrian albino hamster. Lab Invest 12:554-62, 1963. Pubmed reference: 13937366.
1961 Quevedo, W.C., Cairns, J.M., Smith, J.A., Bock, F.G., Burns, R.J. :
Induction of melanotic tumours in the white ('partial albino') Syrian hamster. Nature 189:936-7, 1961. Pubmed reference: 13738691. DOI: 10.1038/189936a0.
1958 Knapp, B.H., Polivanov, S. :
Anophthalmic albino : a new mutation in the Syrian hamster, Cricetus (mesocriecetus) auratus American Naturalist 92:317-318, 1958. DOI: 10.1086/282041.
1957 Robinson, R. :
Partial albinism in Syrian hamster. Nature 180:443-4, 1957. Pubmed reference: 13464857. DOI: 10.1038/180443a0.

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