OMIA:000299-9483 : Dwarfism, generic in Callithrix jacchus (white-tufted-ear marmoset)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , Asiatic elephant , horse , pig , red deer , Northern giraffe , taurine cattle , indicine cattle (zebu) , goat , sheep , rabbit , callipterus cichlid , Angolan giraffe

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth) , Growth / size / body region phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: Bosseler et al. (2014) reported "mid- to distal diaphyseal bending and pronounced shortening of long bones" at a frequency of "0% to 5% of adolescent animals in a captive colony of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) . . . over several years".

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000299-9483: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2014 Bosseler, L., Cornillie, P., Saunders, J.H., Bakker, J., Langermans, J.A., Casteleyn, C., Decostere, A., Chiers, K. :
Micromelic dysplasia-like syndrome in a captive colony of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus). Comp Med 64:394-403, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25402180.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 08 Jan 2021