OMIA:000088-9913 : Atresia jejuni in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: sheep

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 jejunum (that part of the small intestine extending from the duodenum to the ileum).

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breeds: Holstein Friesian (Cattle) (VBO_0000239), Jersey (Cattle) (VBO_0000250).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000088-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Keane, O.M., Carthy, T.R., Hanrahan, J.P., Matthews, D., McEwan, J.C., Rowe, S.J., Kenneally, J., Mee, J.F. :
Risk factors for, and genetic association with, intestinal atresia in dairy calves. Anim Genet 54:104-112, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36639915. DOI: 10.1111/age.13291.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 02 Feb 2023