OMIA:000083-9940 : Atresia ani in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , pig , llama , taurine cattle , goat , alpaca

Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the anus, causing a buildup of faeces and consequent distension of the abdomen.

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. (2005). OMIA:000083-9940: 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.

1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Perinatal lamb mortality in Western Australia. 7. Congenital defects. Aust Vet J 51:80-2, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1172430.
1957 Fischer, H., Adinata, M.M. :
Atresia ani - a new lethal factor in sheep Hemera Zoa 64:98-103, 1957.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005