OMIA 002237-8090 : Coat colour, few melanophore in Oryzias latipes

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2020

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
kitlga Oryzias latipes - no genomic information (-..-) kitlga Ensembl


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Breed(s) Variant Phenotype Gene Allele Type of Variant Reference Sequence Chr. g. or m. c. or n. p. Verbal Description EVA ID Year Published PubMed ID(s) Acknowledgements
Few melanophore kitlga insertion, gross (>20) Otsuki et al. (2020): "the phenotype of fm medaka is attributable to insertion of a Tcb1-like transposon at the kitlga locus" 2019 31757930


2019 Otsuki, Y., Okuda, Y., Naruse, K., Saya, H. :
Identification of <i>kit-ligand a</i> as the Gene Responsible for the Medaka Pigment Cell Mutant <i>few melanophore</i>. G3 (Bethesda) :, 2019. Pubmed reference: 31757930. DOI: 10.1534/g3.119.400561.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 30 Jan 2020
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 30 Jan 2020