OMIA:000077-9986 : Ataxia, generic in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: Ring-necked pheasant , middle-African hedgehog , domestic cat , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Nervous system phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements [MP:0001393]

Species-specific symbol: ax

Species-specific description: See Robinson (1958, p. 330-331)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2016). OMIA:000077-9986: 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.

1974 O'Leary, J.L., Fox, R.R., Smith, J.M., Inukai, J. :
Familial ataxia of the rabbit Sawin-Anders type. Ultrastructural analysis of degeneration of the cochlear nuclei. Acta Neuropathol 30:11-24, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4446957.
1970 Robinson, N. :
Glucose 14C metabolism in rabbit hereditary ataxia. Arch Neurol 22:445-9, 1970. Pubmed reference: 5435666.
1968 O'Leary, J.L., Smith, J.M., Fox, R.R., Harris, A.B., O'Leary, M.B. :
Hereditary ataxia of animals. Arch Neurol 19:34-46, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5676918.
1967 Eliasson, S.G., Scarpellini, J.D., Fox, R.R. :
Inositide metabolism in rabbit hereditary ataxia. Arch Neurol 17:661-5, 1967. Pubmed reference: 4293372.
Tourtellotte, W.W. :
Glycogen and glycolytic intermediates in rabbit hereditary ataxia. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 26:143-4, 1967. Pubmed reference: 6022138.
1966 Osetowska, E., Wiƛniewski, H. :
[Familial ataxia of the rabbit, different from the hereditary disease of Sawin-Anders. Preliminary communication]. Acta Neuropathol 6:243-50, 1966. Pubmed reference: 6006977.
Tourtellotte, W.W., Lowry, O.H., Passonneau, J.V., O'Leary, J.L., Harris, B., Rowe, M.J. :
Carbohydrate metabolites in rabbit hereditary ataxia. Arch Neurol 15:283-8, 1966. Pubmed reference: 5912009.
1965 O'Leary, J.L., Harris, A.B., Fox, R.R., Smith, J.M., Tidwell, M. :
Ultrastructural lesions in rabbit hereditary ataxia. Arch Neurol 13:238-62, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5832261.
1964 Weinstein, W.J., Swain, P.B., Fox, R.R., O'Leary, J.L. :
Hereditary ataxia in the rabbit: amino acid analyses of blood and brain. J Nerv Ment Dis 139:120-5, 1964. Pubmed reference: 14206450.
1962 O'Leary, J.L., Sawin, P.B., Luse, S., Harris, A.B., Erickson, L.S. :
Hereditary ataxia of rabbits. Histopathological alterations. Arch Neurol 6:123-37, 1962. Pubmed reference: 14480890.
1942 Sawin, P.B., Anders, M.V., Johnson, R.B. :
"Ataxia," a Hereditary Nervous Disorder of the Rabbit. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 28:123-7, 1942. Pubmed reference: 16588528.

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