OMIA 000786-9823 : Peromelia in Sus scrofa

In other species: cattle , goat

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 103300 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Peromelia is the congenital absence or malformation of extremities.

Species-specific description: Jiang et al. (2021) report a single piglet with missing hindlegs (amelia posterior). The authors did not perform an autopsy and conducted whole genome sequencing of the dam, the affected animal and an unaffected sibling.


2021 Jiang, Y., Cao, X., Wang, H. :
Comparative genomic analysis of a naturally born serpentized pig reveals putative mutations related to limb and bone development. BMC Genomics 22:629, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34454433. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-07925-3.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 31 Aug 2021
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