OMIA:002280-13616 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Monodelphis domestica (gray short-tailed opossum)

In other species: grass carp , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , grivet , Bornean orangutan , dog , American black bear , brown bear , raccoon , Sumatran tiger , hippopotamus , American bison , banteng , taurine cattle , sheep , hares , golden hamster , North American deer mouse , meadow voles , bush rat , Australian dusky field rat , long-haired rat , nutria , northern pocket gopher , giant uromys , Arizona pocket mouse , rufous rat-kangaroo , turkey vulture , eastern chipmunk , Campbell's desert hamster , fishing cat , Bennett's wallaby , Golden-bellied Water Rat , western chorus frog , brown desert mouse , Ash-gray Pseudomys , Heath Pseudomys

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body. See also Skin colour, albinism, generic

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. (2020). OMIA:002280-13616: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

1940 Smith, D.M. :
Albinism in the opossum Journal of Heredity 31:342 only, 1940. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.jhered.a104923.
1924 Cuyler, W.K. :
Cinnamon and albino opossums found at Austin, Texas Journal of Mammalogy 5:130, 1924. DOI: 10.2307/1373619.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 30 Jun 2020