OMIA:000690-9852 : Myoclonus epilepsy of Lafora in Alces alces (Eurasian elk)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle , fennec fox

Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 254780 (trait) , 608072 (gene) , 620681 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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. (2023). OMIA:000690-9852: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2022 Ravi, M., Lacson, A., Pybus, M., Ball, M.C. :
Lafora disease and alpha-synucleinopathy in two adult free-ranging moose (Alces alces) presenting with signs of blindness and circling. Animals (Basel) 12:1633, 2022. Pubmed reference: 35804532. DOI: 10.3390/ani12131633.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 13 Jan 2023