OMIA 000683 : Muscular hypertrophy (double muscling)

Category: Muscle phene

Possible human homologues (MIM numbers): 601788 (gene) , 614160 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Cross-species summary: Abnormal increase in muscular tissue caused entirely by enlargement of existing cells (in contrast to muscular hyperplasia, in which the abnormal increase in muscular tissue is due to the formation and growth of new, normal muscle cells)

Species in which this phene is found:
chicken (Gallus gallus)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
pig (Sus scrofa)
cattle (Bos taurus)
goat (Capra hircus)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Dec 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 26 Aug 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 07 Sep 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Jan 2022