OMIA:000963-9940 : Syndactyly in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: chicken , tammar wallaby , dog , domestic cat , pig , taurine cattle , 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: yes

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000963-9940: 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.

2005 Yeruhama, I., Goshen, T., Lahav, D., Perl, S. :
Simultaneous occurrence of epitheliogenesis imperfecta with syndactyly in a calf and a lamb. Aust Vet J 83:149-50, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15825625 .
1972 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Congenital dactylous malformations in sheep. Cornell Vet 62:322-7, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4336934 .
1970 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Syndactylism in a neonatal lamb Cornell Veterinarian 60:23-27, 1970. Pubmed reference: 4313977 .

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005