OMIA 000424 : Goitre, familial

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 274700

Cross-species summary: Enlargement of the thyroid gland, causing a swelling in the front of the neck. Familial forms of this disorder have been identified in several species. But only in cattle and goats has the molecular basis been determined. Also spelt goiter.

Species in which this phene is found:
chicken (Gallus gallus)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
American black bear (Ursus americanus)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
cattle (Bos taurus)
goat (Capra hircus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)
bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)
water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 18 Apr 2012
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 19 Sep 2012
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 10 Oct 2012