OMIA:000168-10160 : Cataract, generic in Octodon degus (degu)

In other species: chicken , grivet , crab-eating macaque , dog , giant panda , domestic ferret , domestic cat , lion , ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , domestic guinea pig , bald eagle , green monkey

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Opacity of the lens of the eye.

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. (2013). OMIA:000168-10160: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1975 Worgul, B.V., Rothstein, H. :
Congenital cataracts associated with disorganized meridional rows in a new laboratory animal: the degu (Octodon degus). Biomedicine 23:1-4, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1174633.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 05 Aug 2013