OMIA 000080 : Atherosclerosis

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 108725 (trait)

Cross-species summary: A common form of arteriosclerosis in which deposits of yellowing plaques (atheromas) containing cholesterol and other lipid material are formed within the arteries.

Species in which this phene is found:
rock pigeon (Columba livia)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 03 Nov 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 23 Mar 2022