OMIA:002280-9940 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Ovis aries

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 , Sumatran tiger , grivet , dog , 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: no

Key variant known: no

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

Breeds: Iceland Pony (Horse) (VBO_0000990), Karakul (Sheep) (VBO_0001461), Suffolk (Sheep) (VBO_0001627).


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.

1993 Rowett, M.A., Fleet, M.R. :
Albinism in a Suffolk Sheep Journal of Heredity 84:67-69, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8440890 .
1988 Balayants, M.D., Deushcheva, G.G., Shalimov, Yu.P. :
[Inherited blood disorders in albinoid grey Karakul sheep] :147 only, 1988.
Barayants, M.D., Baratov, Yu.A., Deushcheva, G.G., Rish, M.A., Shalimov, Yu.P. :
[Morphological and histochemical features of the tissues of Karakul lambs with genetic albinism] Sel'skokhozyaistvennaya Biologiya :124-126, 1988.
1978 Adalsteinsson, S. :
A note on an Icelandic albino ram Journal of Heredity 69:430 only, 1978.
1977 Adalsteinsson, S. :
Albinism in Icelandic sheep. J Hered 68:347-9, 1977. Pubmed reference: 608941 .

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