OMIA:000168-9669 : Cataract, generic in Mustela putorius furo (domestic ferret)

In other species: chicken , grivet , crab-eating macaque , dog , giant panda , domestic cat , lion , ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , domestic guinea pig , degu , 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. (2005). OMIA:000168-9669: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1993 Miller, P.E., Marlar, A.B., Dubielzig, R.R. :
Cataracts in a Laboratory Colony of Ferrets Laboratory Animal Science 43:562-568, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8158980.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005