OMIA:000649-9031 : Microphthalmia in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: Nile tilapia , dog , pig , Eastern wapiti , taurine cattle , sheep , golden hamster , fox squirrel , Campbell's desert hamster , water buffalo

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000649-9031: 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.

1989 Ehrlich, D., Stuchbery, J., Zappia, J. :
Morphology of Congenital Microphthalmia in Chicks (Gallus- Gallus) Journal of Morphology 199:1-13, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2784170. DOI: 10.1002/jmor.1051990102.
1965 Wight, P.A.L., Carr, J.G. :
Dominant microphthalmia in the fowl Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology 89:681-189, 1965. Pubmed reference: 14320311.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005