OMIA:000933-9940 : Spina bifida in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle , 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: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

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. (2011). OMIA:000933-9940: 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.
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.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 11 Feb 2011