OMIA:000299-9940 : Dwarfism, generic in Ovis aries (sheep)

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

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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:000299-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

1985 Duffell, S.J., Lansdown, A.B.G., Richardson, C. :
Skeletal abnormality of sheep: clinical radiological and pathological account of occurrence of dwarf lambs Veterinary Record 117:571-576, 1985. Pubmed reference: 4090204.
1966 Charlton, S. :
Dwarfism in sheep Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding 13:83-84, 1966.
1942 Bogart, R. :
The inheritance of dwarfism in sheep Journal of Animal Science 1:87 only, 1942.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005