OMIA:000277-34839 : Diabetes in Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla)

In other species: chimpanzee , dog , domestic cat , domestic guinea pig

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: There is no direct evidence for this disorder being inherited in this species. It has been included in this catalogue because the same disorder is definiteloy inherited in other spoecies, and there is no reason to believe that the same situation does not apply in chinchillas

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. (2021). OMIA:000277-34839: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1995 Marlow, C. :
Diabetes in a chinchilla Veterinary Record 136:595-596, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7571260.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 09 Dec 2021