OMIA:000168-9031 : Cataract, generic in Gallus gallus (chicken)

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

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000168-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005