OMIA 000933-9940 : Spina bifida in Ovis aries

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

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

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.
2010 Potter, KA., Weston, JF., Munday, JS., Johnstone, AC. :
Spina bifida with associated malformations of the central nervous system in Dorper-cross sheep. N Z Vet J 58:315-8, 2010. Pubmed reference: 21151219. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2010.69763.
1993 Davies, I.H. :
Spina Bifida in Lambs Veterinary Record 132:90-91, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8438548.
1984 Adalsteinsson, S., Basrur, P.K. :
Inheritance of spina bifida in Icelandic lambs Journal of Heredity 75:378-382, 1984. Pubmed reference: 6384355.
1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital defects of the nervous system of lambs. Aust Vet J 51:385-8, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1103813.

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