OMIA:001226-9940 : Polymelia in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: chicken , dog , taurine cattle , Swainson's hawk

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Supernumerary limbs.

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. (2013). OMIA:001226-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1986 Hereć, S., Milart, Z., Jastrzebski, M. :
Polymelia in lamb. Folia Morphol (Warsz) 45:129-31, 1986. Pubmed reference: 3583111.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 13 Sep 2013