OMIA 000424-10036 : Goitre, familial in Mesocricetus auratus
In other species: cattle , goat , dog , sheep , pig , domestic cat , chicken , bongo , water buffalo , American black bear Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 274700 (trait) , 188450 (gene) Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown Considered a defect: yes 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.
|1997||Livingston, R.S., Franklin, C.L., Lattimer, J.C., Dixon, R.S., Riley, L.K., Hook, R.R., Beschwilliford, C.L. :|
|Evaluation of hyperplastic goiter in a colony of syrian hamsters (mesocricetus auratus) Laboratory Animal Science 47:346-350, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9306306.|
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