OMIA 001096-9823 : Recumbent piglet trait in Sus scrofa

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: According to O'Toole et al. (1994), this disorder was reported by Korovetzkaya (1938) to be inherited as a recessive trait in Large White pigs in the Soviet Union. Although definite evidence is lacking, it is possible that this disorder is the same as motor neurone disease, lower.

References


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.
1994 O'Toole, D., Wells, G., Ingram, J., Cooley, W., Hawkins, S. :
Ultrastructural Pathology of an Inherited Lower Motor Neuron Disease of Pigs Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 6:230-237, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8068756.
1938 Korovetzkaya, N.N. :
Inuchenie nekotorkh nasledstrenykh urodstv U Svini [Some inherited deformities in pigs] Usp Zootec Nauk [Moscow] 5:19-39, 1938.

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