OMIA:000536-9031 : Hypothyroidism, congenital in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: rock pigeon , dog , lesser panda , domestic cat , horse , goat , sheep

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 274500 (trait) , 606765 (gene)

Links to relevant human diseases in MONDO:

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Deficiency of thyroid gland activity. Also known as Goiterous congenital hypothyroidism; Congenital hypothyroidism; Thyroid dyshormonogenesis. This disorder can be caused by mutations in different genes, and forms of the disease exist that are not inherited.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000536-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1966 Cole, R.K. :
Hereditary hypothyroidism in the domestic fowl Genetics 53:1021-1033, 1966. Pubmed reference: 5958909.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005