OMIA:000755-9986 : Osteopetrosis in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , Japanese quail , yellow-crowned parrot

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 259700 (trait) , 259710 (trait) , 259720 (trait) , 259730 (trait) , 600329 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: os

Species-specific description: See Robinson (1958, pp. 348-349).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2016). OMIA:000755-9986: 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.

1991 Popoff, SN., Marks, SC. :
Congenitally osteosclerotic (os/os) rabbits are not cured by bone marrow transplantation from normal littermates. Am J Anat 192:274-80, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1759690. DOI: 10.1002/aja.1001920307.
1990 Grise, MA., Marks, SC., MacKay, CA., Popoff, SN. :
Effects of 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D on osteoclast number and cytochemistry in normal and osteopetrotic (os) rabbits. Am J Anat 189:261-6, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2148052. DOI: 10.1002/aja.1001890309.
Lenhard, S., Popoff, SN., Marks, SC. :
Defective osteoclast differentiation and function in the osteopetrotic (os) rabbit. Am J Anat 188:438-44, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2393000. DOI: 10.1002/aja.1001880412.
Popoff, SN., Marks, SC. :
Relationship of abnormalities in dental and skeletal development in the osteopetrotic (os) rabbit. J Oral Pathol Med 19:5-12, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2313606.
1989 Popoff, SN., McGuire, JL., Zerwekh, JE., Marks, SC. :
Treatment of congenital osteopetrosis in the rabbit with high-dose 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D. J Bone Miner Res 4:57-67, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2718779. DOI: 10.1002/jbmr.5650040109.
1987 Marks, SC., MacKay, CA., Seifert, MF. :
The osteopetrotic rabbit: skeletal cytology and ultrastructure. Am J Anat 178:300-7, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3578090. DOI: 10.1002/aja.1001780310.
1986 Marks, SC., Seifert, MF., Fox, RR. :
The osteopetrotic rabbit: general and skeletal features of a new outbred stock. Bone 7:359-64, 1986. Pubmed reference: 3790375.
1958 Robinson, R. :
Genetic studies of the rabbit. Bibliographia Genetica 17:229–558, 1958.
1950 Pearce, L. :
Hereditary osteopetrosis of the rabbit. III. Pathologic observations; skeletal abnormalities. J Exp Med 92:591-600, 1950. Pubmed reference: 14784539.
Pearce, L. :
Hereditary osteopetrosis of the rabbit. IV. Pathologic observations; general features. J Exp Med 92:601-24, 1950. Pubmed reference: 14784540.
1948 Pearce, L. :
Hereditary osteopetrosis of the rabbit. Fed Proc 7:277, 1948. Pubmed reference: 18932635.
Pearce, L., Brown, WH. :
Hereditary osteopetrosis of the rabbit; general features and course of disease; genetic aspects. J Exp Med 88:579-96, 1948. Pubmed reference: 18103397.
Pearce, L. :
Hereditary osteopetrosis of the rabbit; X-ray, hematologic, and chemical observations. J Exp Med 88:597-620, 1948. Pubmed reference: 18103398.

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