OMIA:000640-9940 : Menkes disease in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog

Categories: Liver/biliary system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 309400 (trait) , 300011 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific description: Potts et al. (1994) describe a variant in the ATP7A gene. No association with a copper homeostasis phenotype is suggested by the authors. See also: OMIA 000961-9940 : Copper deficiency, susceptibility to in Ovis aries

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000640-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1994 Potts, M.D., Hanrahan, V., Hill, D.F. :
An EcoRV polymorphism at the ovine Menkes disease locus (ATP7A) Animal Genetics 25:293, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7985861.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Jan 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 12 Jan 2023