OMIA:000287-9823 : Dicephalus in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: domestic cat , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , water buffalo

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Developmental disorder resulting in two heads.

Inheritance: No useful genetic data have been published

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:000287-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1994 Thielscher, H.H. :
Cor-Bigeminum in a Dicephalic Pig Tierarztliche Umschau 49:765-766, 1994.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005