OMIA 001228-9615 : Spherocytosis in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: cattle , North American deer mouse

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 109270 (gene) , 182900 (trait) , 612653 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific description: Slappendel et al. (2005) were the first to describe hereditary spectrin deficiency in dogs.


2005 Slappendel, RJ., van Zwieten, R., van Leeuwen, M., Schneijdenberg, CT. :
Hereditary spectrin deficiency in Golden Retriever dogs. J Vet Intern Med 19:187-92, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15822562.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 10 Sep 2005