OMIA:000147-9893 : Brachygnathia in Giraffa (giraffe)

In other species: dog , ass (donkey) , horse , pig , llama , taurine cattle , sheep , alpaca

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital abnormal shortness of the mandible (lower jaw), resulting in protrusion of the maxilla (upper jaw).

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. (2023). OMIA:000147-9893: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Ferguson, S., Kaitho, T., Lekolool, I., Muneza, A., Michelmore, J., McFeeters, L., Wells, E., Ahl, K., Hoffman, R., Brown, M., Fennessy, S., Fennessy, J. :
Congenital and neoplastic cranial deformities in wild giraffe (Giraffa spp.). J Wildl Dis , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37269548. DOI: 10.7589/JWD-D-22-00102.

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