OMIA 000649-47665 : Microphthalmia in Phodopus campbelli

In other species: chicken , dog , pig , sheep , Eastern wapiti , golden hamster , water buffalo , cattle , Nile tilapia

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Incompletely Dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Abnormal smallness in all dimensions of one or both eyes.


1998 Wada, A., Tsudzuki, M. :
Microphthalmia - a morphogenetic lethal mutation of the campbelli hamster (phodopus campbelli) Journal of Heredity 89:93-96, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9487680.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011