OMIA:000499-10036 : Hypercholesterolaemia in Mesocricetus auratus

In other species: dog , pig , rabbit

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 143890 (trait) , 606945 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: see also OMIA 001160: Hyperlipidaemia

Species-specific description: Guo et al. (2018) "generated Ldlr-ablated hamsters using CRISPR/Cas9 technology". Thus these animals are genetically-modified organisms (GMO).

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
Ldlr low density lipoprotein receptor Mesocricetus auratus NW_024429203.1 (1975372..2000518) Ldlr Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene


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.

2021 Lin, X., Ma, P., Yang, C., Wang, J., He, K., Chen, G., Huang, W., Fan, J., Xian, X., Wang, Y., Liu, G. :
Dietary-induced elevations of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins promote atherosclerosis in the low-density lipoprotein receptor knockout Syrian golden hamster. Front Cardiovasc Med 8:738060, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34796210 . DOI: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.738060.
2019 Wang, J., He, K., Yang, C., Lin, X., Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Liu, G., Xian, X., Wang, J., He, K., Yang, C., Lin, X., Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Liu, G., Xian, X. :
Dietary cholesterol is highly associated with severity of hyperlipidemia and atherosclerotic lesions in heterozygous LDLR-deficient hamsters. Int J Mol Sci 20:3515, 2019. Pubmed reference: 31323736 . DOI: 10.3390/ijms20143515.
2018 Guo, X., Gao, M., Wang, Y., Lin, X., Yang, L., Cong, N., An, X., Wang, F., Qu, K., Yu, L., Wang, Y., Wang, J., Zhu, H., Xian, X., Liu, G. :
LDL Receptor Gene-ablated Hamsters: A Rodent Model of Familial Hypercholesterolemia With Dominant Inheritance and Diet-induced Coronary Atherosclerosis. EBioMedicine 27:214-224, 2018. Pubmed reference: 29289533 . DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.12.013.

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