OMIA:000621-9103 : Malignant hyperthermia in Meleagris gallopavo (turkey)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , deer , taurine cattle , rabbit

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 145600 (trait) , 180901 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A progressive increase in body temperature, muscle rigidity and metabolic acidosis, leading to rapid death.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000621-9103: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2000 Owens, C.M., McKee, S.R., Matthews, N.S., Sams, A.R. :
The development of pale, exudative meat in two genetic lines of turkeys subjected to heat stress and its prediction by halothane screening Poultry Science 79:430-435, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10735213.
1999 Wheeler, B.R., Mckee, S.R., Matthews, N.S., Miller, R.K., Sams, A.R. :
A halothane test to detect turkeys prone to developing pale, soft, and exudative meat Poultry Science 78:1634-1638, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10560840.
Wynveen, E.J., Bowker, B.C., Grant, A.L., Demos, B.P., Gerrard, D.E. :
Effects of muscle pH and chilling on development of PSE-like turkey breast meat British Poultry Science 40:253-256, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10465393. DOI: 10.1080/00071669987674.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005