OMIA:002628-318738 : Skin colour, albinism, oculocutaneous type IV in Paraneetroplus melanurus (redhead cichlid)

In other species: Atlantic salmon , northern snakehead , royal farlowella

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 606574 (trait) , 606202 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Species-specific description: This phene includes references to studies involving gene edited or genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Genetic engineering: Yes - variants have been created artificially, e.g. by genetic engineering or gene editing
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
SLC45A2 Paraneetroplus melanurus - no genomic information (-..-) SLC45A2 Ensembl

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:002628-318738: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Zhang, C., Ren, Z., Gong, Z. :
Generation of albino phenotype in ornamental fish by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing of slc45a2 gene. Mar Biotechnol (NY) 25:281-290, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36917276. DOI: 10.1007/s10126-023-10204-9.

Edit History

  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Mar 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Mar 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Dec 2023