OMIA:000679-9685 : Muscular dystrophy in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: chicken , turkey , dog , sheep , American mink

Categories: Muscle phene

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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. (2005). OMIA:000679-9685: 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.

2020 Salvadori, C., Vattemi, G., Guglielmi, V., Marini, M., Tomelleri, G., Cantile, C. :
Protein expression of canine and feline muscular dystrophies. Top Companion Anim Med 42:100500, 2020. Pubmed reference: 33249241. DOI: 10.1016/j.tcam.2020.100500.
2011 Smith, K. :
Feline muscular dystrophy: parallels between cats and people. Vet Rec 168:507-8, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21571851. DOI: 10.1136/vr.d2940.
2002 Shelton, G.D., Engvall, E. :
Muscular dystrophies and other inherited myopathies Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice 32:103-+, 2002.

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