WEB resources on ALBINISM
and other hypopigmented human congenital diseases


(from OMIM Database)

  • Oculocutaneous Albinism Type I (OCA1)
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism Type II (OCA2)
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism Type III (OCA3)
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism Type IV (OCA4)
  • Ocular Albinism Type I (OA1)
  • Ocular Albinism Type II (OA2)
  • Other types of Albinism
  • Mutations in human genes associated with albinism
  • Coat Color Genes (from ESPCR)
  • Wellcome Trust Functional Genomics Cell Bank
  • European Society for Pigment Cell Research (ESPCR)
  • International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies (IFPCS)
  • ALBINISM Database (International Albinism Center, Univ. Minnesota)
  • FACTS about albinism (by Prof. R. King et al.)

    Snowflake, the albino gorilla (Zoo of Barcelona)

    Picture collection of mouse coat colour mutations

    Human genes associated with retinal diseases (RETNET)

    Other WEB pages with information on Albinism

    ALBA (Spanish group of people interested in albinism)

    National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH)

    Albinism Information from NOAH (in English and Spanish)

    Albinism Fellowship UK

    Vitiligo Society UK
    Albinism & Hypopigmentation
    Albinism Facts
    Albinism Information (Low Vision Gateway)
    WEB site from an albino person

    Albinism in other Animals (OMIA Database)

    Oculocutaneous Albinism Type I (OCA1) in mice

    Mouse Tyrosinase Gene (Ensembl)
    Human Tyrosinase Gene (Ensembl)


    Responsible Person for this WEB: Lluis Montoliu

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    Last update: 6 February 2008