OMIA 000963-9315 : Syndactyly (mule foot) in Macropus eugenii

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

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

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.

Reference


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