OMIA:000468-9615 : Heterochromia irides/iridis in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: pig , taurine cattle , sheep , golden hamster

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 142500 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Difference in colour of the iris in the two eyes, or in different areas of one iris.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2010). OMIA:000468-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

1992 Holliday, T.A., Nelson, H.J., Williams, D.C., Willits, N. :
Unilateral and Bilateral Brainstem Auditory-Evoked Response Abnormalities in 900 Dalmatian Dogs Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 6:166-174, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1619593.
1968 Shively, JN., Phemister, RD. :
Fine structure of the iris of dogs manifesting heterochromia iridis. Am J Ophthalmol 66:1152-62, 1968. Pubmed reference: 4973292.

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