OMIA:001102-9685 : Situs inversus in Felis catus (domestic cat)
Categories: Growth / size / body region phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: Right-to-left reversal of the position of the major thoracic and abdominal organs.
Species-specific description: Wragg (1938) reported a cat which, upon dissection in a comparative anatomy class in the Pennsylvania College for Women, had all of its internal organs in the reverse position. She speculated that it could have been one of a pair of identical twins.
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.
|2006||Jerram, R.M., Warman, C.G., Wu, C.T. :|
|Echocardiographic and radiographic diagnosis: complete situs inversus in a cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 47:313-5, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16700185.|
|1979||Vogel, O. :|
|[Situs inversus in the cat]. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 92:48-9, 1979. Pubmed reference: 420690.|
|1953||Bair, T.D. :|
|Bilateral reversal of internal organs of the cat. Science 118:333, 1953. Pubmed reference: 13089702.|
|1938||Wragg, H.A. :|
|A reversed cat. Science 88:475 only, 1938.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005