OMIA:000080-93934 : Atherosclerosis in Coturnix japonica (Japanese quail)

In other species: rock pigeon , dog , domestic cat , pig , golden hamster

Categories: Cardiovascular system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 108725 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000080-93934: 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.

2021 Zhang, Y., Fatima, M., Hou, S., Bai, L., Zhao, S., Liu, E. :
Research methods for animal models of atherosclerosis (Review). Mol Med Rep 24:871, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34713295. DOI: 10.3892/mmr.2021.12511.
1999 Yuan, Y.V., Kitts, D.D., Godin, D.V. :
Influence of increased saturated fatty acid intake from beef tallow on antioxidant status and plasma lipids in atherosclerosis-susceptible Japanese quail Nutrition Research 19:461-481, 1999.
1998 Hoekstra, K.A., Nichols, C.R., Garnett, M.E., Godin, D.V., Cheng, K.M. :
Dietary cholesterol-induced xanthomatosis in atherosclerosis-susceptible japanese quail (cotunix japonica) Journal of Comparative Pathology 119:419-427, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9839203.
1997 Yuan, Y.V., Kitts, D.D., Godin, D.V. :
Influence of dietary cholesterol and fat source on atherosclerosis in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) British Journal of Nutrition 78:993-1014, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9497448.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005