OMIA:000679-452646 : Muscular dystrophy in Neovison vison (American mink)

In other species: chicken , turkey , dog , domestic cat , sheep

Categories: Muscle phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 602307 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Degenerative muscle disorder, leading to muscle weakness, liberation of myoglobin into the circulation from skeletal muscle, and subsequent wasting and possible contracture.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000679-452646: 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 Sharp, N.J., Kornegay, J.N., Lane, S.B. :
The muscular dystrophies. Semin Vet Med Surg (Small Anim) 4:133-40, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2682886.
1983 Nordstoga, K. :
Muscular and myocardial degeneration in rapidly growing male mink kits. Acta Vet Scand 24:321-4, 1983. Pubmed reference: 6660168.
1979 Slugin, V.S. :
[Muscular dystrophy in mink (a review of the foreign literature)]. Veterinariia :62, 1979. Pubmed reference: 516426.
1976 Hegreberg, G.A., Hamilton, M.J., Padgett, G.A. :
Muscular dystrophy of mink: a new animal model. Fed Proc 35:1218-24, 1976. Pubmed reference: 1261713.
1975 Hegreberg, G.A., Padgett, G.A., Prieur, D.J., Johnson, M.I. :
Genetic studies of a muscular dystrophy of mink. J Hered 66:63-6, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1151053.
1974 Hamilton, M.J., Hegreberg, G.A., Gorham, J.R. :
Histochemical muscle fiber typing in inherited muscular dystrophy of mink American Journal of Veterinary Research 35:1321-1324, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4278867.
Hegreberg, G.A., Camacho, Z., Gorham, J.R. :
Histopathologic description of muscular dystrophy of mink. Arch Pathol 97:225-9, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4131114.
Hegreberg, G.A., Hamilton, M.J., Camacho, Z., Gorham, J.R. :
Biochemical changes of a muscular dystrophy of mink. Clin Biochem 7:313-9, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4442219.

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