OMIA 000830-9940 : Progressive retinal atrophy in Ovis aries

In other species: dog , domestic cat

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 613767

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Progressive, non-inflammatory degeneration or dysplasia of rods and cones or just of rods, leading to firstly night blindness, and later to blindness during the day.


1973 Terlecki, S., Young, G.B., Buntain, D. :
Absence of simple genetic factors in progressive retinal degeneration (bright blindness) in sheep. Br Vet J 129:xlv-xlviii, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4733764.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005