OMIA:000069-9940 : Arthrogryposis, generic in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: horse , taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Persistent flexion of a joint

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000069-9940: 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.
2007 Murphy, AM., MacHugh, DE., Park, SD., Scraggs, E., Haley, CS., Lynn, DJ., Boland, MP., Doherty, ML. :
Linkage mapping of the locus for inherited ovine arthrogryposis (IOA) to sheep chromosome 5. Mamm Genome 18:43-52, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17242863. DOI: 10.1007/s00335-006-0016-8.
2000 Doherty, M.L., Kelly, E.P., Healy, A.M., Callanan, J.J., Crosby, T.F., Skelly, C., Boland, M.P. :
Congenital arthrogryposis: an inherited limb deformity in pedigree Suffolk lambs Veterinary Record 146:748-753, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10909907.
1989 Edwards, JF., Livingston, CW., Chung, SI., Collisson, EC. :
Ovine arthrogryposis and central nervous system malformations associated with in utero Cache Valley virus infection: spontaneous disease. Vet Pathol 26:33-9, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2492399.
1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Perinatal lamb mortality in Western Australia. 7. Congenital defects. Aust Vet J 51:80-2, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1172430.
Inaba, Y., Kurogi, H., Omori, T. :
Akabane disease: epizootic abortion, premature birth, stillbirth and congenital arthrogryposis hydranencephaly in cattle, sheep and goats caused by akabane virus Australian Veterinary Journal 51:584-585, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1222008.
1929 Roberts, J.A.F. :
The inheritance of a lethal muscle contracture in sheep Journal of Genetics 21:57-69, 1929.

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