OMIA:000049-9823 : Anophthalmos in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of one or both eyes, or the presence of rudimentary eyes

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000049-9823: 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.

2018 Zhang, H., Huang, J., Li, Z., Qin, G., Zhang, N., Hai, T., Hong, Q., Zheng, Q., Zhang, Y., Song, R., Yao, J., Cao, C., Zhao, J., Zhou, Q. :
Rescuing ocular development in an anophthalmic pig by blastocyst complementation. EMBO Mol Med 10:e8861, 2018. Pubmed reference: 30446498. DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201808861.
1944 Bendixon, H.C. :
Littery occurrence of anophthalmia or microphthalmia together with other malformations in swine- presumably due to vitamin A deficiency of the maternal diet in the first stage of pregnancy and the preceding period Acta Pathologica et Microbiologica Scandinavica 54:161-179, 1944.
1935 Hale, F. :
Relation of vitamin A to anophthalmos in pigs American Journal of Ophthalmology 18:1087-1093, 1935.

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