OMIA:000684-74533 : Myasthenia in Panthera tigris altaica (Amur tiger)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 254200 (trait) , 254210 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Myasthenia is a syndrome of impaired neuromuscular transmission. The syndrome can occur as an acquired autoimmune disorder (myasthenia gravis) or as a congenital genetic disorder (see also separate gene-specific myasthenic syndrome entries). Phene was renamed from 'Myasthenia gravis' to 'Myasthenia' [14/10/2022]

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2014). OMIA:000684-74533: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2013 Allan, K., Masters, N., Rivers, S., Berry, K., Routh, A., Lamm, C. :
T-lymphocyte-rich Thymoma and Myasthenia Gravis in a Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica). J Comp Pathol 150:345-9, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24444818. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2013.11.204.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 01 Feb 2014