OMIA 000299-9483 : Dwarfism, generic in Callithrix jacchus

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , goat , pig , rabbit , sheep , horse , giraffe , Angolan giraffe , red deer , Asiatic elephant

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".

Reference


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