OMIA 000160-9913 : Cardiomyopathy in Bos taurus

In other species: salmonids , chicken , hedgehogs , dog , domestic cat , goat , golden hamster

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive Lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Cardiomyopathy, Japanese Black cattle

Inheritance: Watanabe et al. (1979) documented convincing evidence for autosomal recessive inheritance

Clinical features: Sudden death after a short period (a few minutes up to a few hours) of dyspnea accompanied by a groan, in calves usually less than 30 days old

Reference


1979 Watanabe, S., Akita, T., Itakura, C., Goto, M. :
Evidence for a new lethal gene causing cardiomyopathy in Japanese Black calves Journal of Heredity 70:255-258, 1979. Pubmed reference: 489954.

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