OMIA:002280-9695 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Panthera tigris sumatrae

In other species: Bornean orangutan , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , turkey vulture , American black bear , Campbell's desert hamster , meadow voles , western chorus frog , grass carp , 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

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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. See also Skin colour, albinism, generic


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.

1983 Roychoudhury, AK., Acharjyo, LN. :
Origin of white tigers at Nandankanan Biological Park, Orissa. Indian J Exp Biol 21:350-2, 1983. Pubmed reference: 6667990 .
1971 Leyhausen, P., Reed, T.H. :
[Title not available] Smithsonian 2:24, 1971.
1959 Gee, E.P. :
Albinism and partial albinism in tigers Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 56:581-587, 1959.

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