OMIA 002280-8296 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Ambystoma mexicanum

In other species: Bornean orangutan , goldfish , rainbow trout , 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 , golden hamster , 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.

Reference


1978 Harsa-King, M.L. :
Experimental studies on a mutant gene, a, causing albinism in the axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum. Dev Biol 62:370-88, 1978. Pubmed reference: 414944.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Jun 2020