OMIA:000963-9315 : Syndactyly in Macropus eugenii (tammar wallaby)

In other species: chicken , dog , domestic cat , pig , taurine cattle , sheep , Swainson's hawk

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 212780 (trait) , 186100 (trait) , 186200 (trait) , 186300 (trait) , 604270 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Fusion of the claws (cleats or digits). Occurs in one, two, three or (rarely) four legs.

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. (2012). OMIA:000963-9315: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 Chew, K.Y., Yu, H., Pask, A.J., Shaw, G., Renfree, M.B. :
HOXA13 and HOXD13 expression during development of the syndactylous digits in the marsupial Macropus eugenii. BMC Dev Biol 12:2, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22235805. DOI: 10.1186/1471-213X-12-2.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 26 Jan 2012