OMIA:000933-9685 : Spina bifida in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: dog , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , snow leopard

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A neural tube defect (NTD) characterised by defective closure of the two halves of the vertebral arch through which the spinal cord and meninges may or may not protrude.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000933-9685: 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.

2023 Marc, S., Savici, J., Sicoe, B., Boldura, O.M., Paul, C., Otavă, G. :
Exencephaly-anencephaly sequence associated with maxillary brachygnathia, spinal defects, and palatoschisis in a male domestic cat. Animals (Basel) 13:3882, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38136919. DOI: 10.3390/ani13243882.
2021 Zarzycki, A., Thomas, Z.M., Mazrier, H. :
Comparison of inherited neural tube defects in companion animals and livestock. Birth Defects Res 113:319-348, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33615733. DOI: 10.1002/bdr2.1848.
2016 Song, R.B., Glass, E.N., Kent, M. :
Spina bifida, meningomyelocele, and meningocele. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 46:327-45, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26725976. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2015.10.007.
2011 Kiviranta, A.M., Lappalainen, A.K., Hagner, K., Jokinen, T. :
Dermoid sinus and spina bifida in three dogs and a cat. J Small Anim Pract 52:319-24, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21627660. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2011.01062.x.
1972 Kitchen, H., Murray, RE., Cockrell, BY. :
Animal model for human disease. Spina bifida, sacral dysgenesis and myelocele. Animal model: Manx cats. Am J Pathol 68:203-6, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4562793. DOI: 10.1002/path.1710970212.

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