OMIA:000789-9940 : Perosomus elumbis in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , horse , pig , taurine cattle

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: "Perosomus elumbis (PE) is a lethal congenital defect characterized by absence of the caudal parts of the spine and spinal cord, i.e. lumbar, sacral and coccygeal spinal segments with associated musculoskeletal malformations of the hind quarters." (Agerholm et al., 2014; see cattle entry)

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. (2014). OMIA:000789-9940: 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.

1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Perosomus elumbis in sheep. Aust Vet J 51:135-6, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1164284.
Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital defects of the nervous system of lambs. Aust Vet J 51:385-8, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1103813.
Dennis, S.M. :
Perinatal lamb mortality in Western Australia. 7. Congenital defects. Aust Vet J 51:80-2, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1172430.

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