OMIA 002280-8355 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Xenopus laevis

In other species: Bornean orangutan , goldfish , rainbow trout , axolotl , 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 , cattle

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.
1982 Seldenrijk, R., Huijsman, K.G., Heussen, A.M., van de Veerdonk, F.C. :
A comparative ultrastructural and physiological study on melanophores of wild-type and periodic albino mutants of Xenopus laevis. Cell Tissue Res 222:1-9, 1982. Pubmed reference: 6800656.
1976 Wyllie, A.H., De Robertis, E.M. :
High tyrosinase activity in albino Xenopus laevis oocytes. J Embryol Exp Morphol 36:555-9, 1976. Pubmed reference: 827598.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 25 Jun 2020