OMIA:000114-9612 : Blindness in Canis lupus (gray wolf)

In other species: chicken , red-billed chough

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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:000114-9612: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1993 Laikre, L., Ryman, N., Thompson, E.A. :
Hereditary Blindness in a Captive Wolf (Canis lupus) Population - Frequency Reduction of a Deleterious Allele in Relation to Gene Conservation Conservation Biology 7:592-601, 1993.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005