OMIA 000168-9031 : Cataract, generic in Gallus gallus

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , horse , sheep , domestic ferret , domestic guinea pig , lion , rabbit , crab-eating macaque , degu , bald eagle ,

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
1998 Landman, W.J.M., Dwars, R.M. :
A cataract outbreak in broiler breeders Avian Pathology 27:209-212, 1998.
1993 Chmielewski, NT., Render, JA., Schwartz, LD., Keller, WF., Perry, RF. :
Cataracts and crooked toes in Brahma chickens. Avian Dis 37:1151-7, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8141748.
1963 Barber, C.W., Blow, W.L. :
A genetic influence on cataract formation among White Leghorn incrosses following an outbreak of avian encephalomyelitis Avian Diseases 7:495-500, 1963. Pubmed reference: 5896512.

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