OMIA:000079-9940 : Ataxia, progressive, with degenerative thoracic myelopathy in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Progressive failure of muscle coordination, associated with degeneration of the thoracic region of the spinal cord

Species-specific name: Degenerative thoracic myelopathy

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. (2010). OMIA:000079-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1991 Harper, P.A.W., Plant, J.W., Walker, K.H., Timmins, K.G. :
Progressive ataxia associated with degenerative thoracic myelopathy in Merino sheep. Australian Veterinary Journal 68:357-358, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1776933.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 12 May 2010