OMIA:001125-9940 : Ketosis, susceptibility to in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Pregnancy toxemia

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. (2022). OMIA:001125-9940: 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.

2013 Duehlmeier, R., Fluegge, I., Schwert, B., Ganter, M. :
Insulin sensitivity during late gestation in ewes affected by pregnancy toxemia and in ewes with high and low susceptibility to this disorder. J Vet Intern Med 27:359-66, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23397990. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.12035.
Duehlmeier, R., Noldt, S., Ganter, M. :
Pancreatic insulin release and peripheral insulin sensitivity in German black headed mutton and Finish Landrace ewes: evaluation of the role of insulin resistance in the susceptibility to ovine pregnancy toxemia. Domest Anim Endocrinol 44:213-21, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23422315. DOI: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2013.01.003.
2000 Rook, J.S. :
Pregnancy toxemia of ewes, does, and beef cows. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 16:293-317, vi-vii, 2000. Pubmed reference: 11022342. DOI: 10.1016/s0749-0720(15)30107-9.

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