OMIA:000439-30538 : Hair, long in Vicugna pacos (alpaca)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , ass (donkey) , Arabian camel , llama , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , rabbit , golden hamster , domestic guinea pig , domestic yak

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 190330 (trait) , 165190 (gene)

Links to relevant human diseases in MONDO:

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Long hair = angora

Species-specific description: See also: OMIA:002841-30538 : Fleece variation, TRPV3-related in Vicugna pacos

Breeds: Huacaya (Alpaca) (VBO_0000039), Suri (Alpaca) (VBO_0000040).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:000439-30538: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2018 Pallotti, S., Pediconi, D., Subramanian, D., Molina, M.G., Antonini, M., Morelli, M.B., Renieri, C., La Terza, A. :
Evidence of post-transcriptional readthrough regulation in FGF5 gene of alpaca. Gene 647:121-128, 2018. Pubmed reference: 29307854. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2018.01.006.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 27 Aug 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Apr 2024