OMIA 000044-79784 : Anencephaly/Exencephaly in Tursiops aduncus

In other species: cattle , sheep , greater Indian rhinoceros

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 182940 (trait) , 206500 (trait) , 301410 (trait) , 619452 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the cranial vault, with the cerebral hemispheres completely missing or reduced to small masses. This phene was originally called anencephaly, but a recent review suggested that the term anencephaly/exencephaly is more appropriate.

References


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.
2021 Zarzycki, A., Thomas, Z.M., Mazrier, H. :
Comparison of inherited neural tube defects in companion animals and livestock. Birth Defects Res 113:319-348, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33615733. DOI: 10.1002/bdr2.1848.
1994 Brook, F. :
Ultrasound diagnosis of anencephaly in the fetus of a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncas). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 25:569-574, 1994.

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  • Created by Hamutal Mazrier on 26 Jul 2021