OMIA:000022-9940 : Agnathia in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: pig , taurine cattle

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 202650 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the lower jaw

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000022-9940: 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.

2008 Kacar, C., Ozcan, K., Takci, I., Gurbulak, K., Ozen, H., Karaman, M. :
Diprosopus, craniorachischisis, arthrogryposis, and other associated anomalies in a stillborn lamb. J Vet Sci 9:429-31, 2008. Pubmed reference: 19052501.
1978 Glahn Luft B., Schneider H., Schneider J., Wassmuth R. :
Chromosomal aberrations and Hb-deficiency in agnathic sheep [Agnathie beim Schaf mit Chromosomenaberrationen und Hb-Mangel.] Deutsche Tieraerztliche Wochenschrift 85:472-474, 1978.
1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Perinatal lamb mortality in Western Australia. 7. Congenital defects. Aust Vet J 51:80-2, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1172430.
1972 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Agnathia in sheep: external observations. Am J Vet Res 33:339-47, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5059870.
Hughes, K.L., Haughey, K.G., Hartley, W.J. :
Spontaneous congenital developmental abnormalities observed at necropsy in a large survey of newly born dead lambs. Teratology 5:5-10, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5062592. DOI: 10.1002/tera.1420050103.
1968 Smith, I.D. :
Agnathia and micrognathia in the sheep. Aust Vet J 44:510-1, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5749409.
1964 McFarland, L.Z., Deniz, E. :
Extreme agnathia in a ewe lamb Cornell Veterinarian 54:541-544, 1964. Pubmed reference: 14234058.
1955 Fisher, H. :
Agnathia, a rare lethal malformation in sheep. Hemera Zoa 62:260, 1955.
1948 Theret, M. :
Une mutation léthale recessive chez le mouton. Rec. Méd. Vét. 84:445-447, 1948.

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