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

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

Categories: Embryo phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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.

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. (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.

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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