OMIA:000718-9940 : Neuromuscular disease, congenital in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Nervous system phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Neurogenic atrophy - wasting of a muscle due to damage to its peripheral nerve supply

Breed: Dorset Down (Sheep) (VBO_0001398).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000718-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1985 Thornton, R.N., MacColl, D.J. :
A suspected inherited neuromuscular disease in Dorset Down sheep. N Z Vet J 33:172-3, 1985. Pubmed reference: 16031104. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.1985.35219.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Sep 2021