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Pointed albinism characterises a 'mask' on the face and darkened paws and tail.

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Specifications

Breeds

Gene

Organ

specimen

Swab, Blood EDTA, Blood Heparin, Semen, Tissue

Mode of Inheritance

Chromosome

Also known as

Year Published

General information

Pointed albinism characterises a ‘mask’ on the face and darkened paws and tail. The mutation is temperature-sensitive, whereby only pigment is produced at the cooler extremities of the body. The coloration is caused by a mutation in the TYR gene.

Clinical features

Clinical features are darkened extremities of the body.

Additional information

References

Pubmed ID: 15771720

Omia ID: 202

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