OMIA 000933-9913 : Spina bifida in Bos taurus

In other species: domestic cat , rabbit , sheep , dog

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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


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.
1955 Epstein, R. :
Phylogenetic significance of spina bifida in Zebu cattle Indian Journal of Veterinary Science 25:313-316, 1955.
1954 Kidwell, J.F., Walker, LeG., McCormick, J.A. :
Hereditary female sterility in Holstein Friesian cattle Journal of Heredity 45:142-145, 1954.

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