OMIA 000364-9733 : Factor XII deficiency in Orcinus orca

In other species: dog , domestic cat , bottlenosed dolphin

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 234000 (trait) , 610619 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: Robinson et al. (1969) reported that factor XII appears to be absent in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and killer whales.


1969 Robinson, A.J., Kropatkin, M., Aggeler, P.M. :
Hageman factor (factor XII) deficiency in marine mammals. Science 166:1420-2, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5388978.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 15 Oct 2011