OMIA 000810-10141 : Polydactyly in Cavia porcellus

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , chicken , dog , pig , turkey , goat , guanaco , Arabian camel , Western roe deer , horse , springbok , rock pigeon , sheep , llama , alpaca

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 174500 (trait) , 605522 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Often called preaxial polydactyly (PPD)


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.
1954 Foster, M. :
Wright's studies of effects of maternal age on spotting and polydactyly in the guinea pig. Ann N Y Acad Sci 57:491-3, 1954. Pubmed reference: 13189284.
1935 Wright, S. :
A Mutation of the Guinea Pig, Tending to Restore the Pentadactyl Foot When Heterozygous, Producing a Monstrosity When Homozygous. Genetics 20:84-107, 1935. Pubmed reference: 17246747.
1934 Wright, S. :
An Analysis of Variability in Number of Digits in an Inbred Strain of Guinea Pigs. Genetics 19:506-36, 1934. Pubmed reference: 17246735.
Wright, S. :
The Results of Crosses between Inbred Strains of Guinea Pigs, Differing in Number of Digits. Genetics 19:537-51, 1934. Pubmed reference: 17246736.

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