OMIA 000424-9685 : Goitre, familial in Felis catus
In other species: cattle , goat , dog , sheep , pig , chicken , bongo , water buffalo , golden hamster , American black bear Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 274700 (trait) 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.
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.
|1992||Jones, B.R., Gruffydd-Jones, T.J., Sparkes, A.H., Lucke, V.M. :|
|Preliminary Studies on Congenital Hypothyroidism in a Family of Abyssinian Cats Veterinary Record 131:145-148, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1329305.|
|1991||Sjollema, B.E., Denhartog, M.T., de Vijlder, J.J.M., Vandijk, J.E., Rijnberk, A. :|
|Congenital Hypothyroidism in Two Cats Due to Defective Organification - Data Suggesting Loosely Anchored Thyroperoxidase Acta Endocrinologica 125:435-440, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1659766.|
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