OMIA:000941-9940 : Split upper eyelid defect in Ovis aries (sheep)
Categories: Vision / eye phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Species-specific symbol: SUED
Species-specific description: Crosses among various rare breeds of sheep (mainly Jacob's Sheep and Hebridean) suggested that the presence of a split in the eyelid appears to be associated with the presence of 4 horns (Henson, 1981). See also polyceraty.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
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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.
|2017||Gascoigne, E., Williams, D.L., Reyher, K.K. :|
|Survey of prevalence and investigation of predictors and staining patterns of the split upper eyelid defect in Hebridean sheep. Vet Rec , 2017. Pubmed reference: 28780532. DOI: 10.1136/vr.104082.|
|1981||Henson, E. :|
|A study of the congenital defect 'split eyelid' in the multihorned breeds of British sheep Ark 8:84-90, 1981.|
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