OMIA 002280-10053 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Microtus

In other species: Bornean orangutan , goldfish , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , turkey vulture , American black bear , Campbell's desert hamster , western chorus frog , grass carp , Sumatran tiger , grivet , dog , sheep , 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 ,

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body.


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 Brewer, S.R., Lucas, M.F., Mugnano, J.A., Peles, J.D., Barrett, G.W. :
Inheritance of Albinism in the Meadow Vole (Microtus Pennsylvanicus) American Midland Naturalist 130:393-396, 1993.
1981 Jannett, F.J. :
Albinism and its inheritance in populations of the montane vole. J Hered 72:144-6, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7024398.

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