OMIA:001551-9925 : Brachycephaly in Capra hircus

In other species: dog , domestic cat , pig

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 613456 (trait) , 601527 (gene) , 112263 (gene) , 607223 (gene) , 125400 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Breed: Anglo-Nubian (Goat) (VBO_0000722).


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.

2021 Geiger, M., Schoenebeck, J.J., Schneider, R.A., Schmidt, M.J., Fischer, M.S., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. :
Exceptional changes in skeletal anatomy under domestication: The case of brachycephaly. Integr Org Biol 3:obab023, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34409262 . DOI: 10.1093/iob/obab023.
1998 Al-Ani, F.K., Khamas, W.A., Al-Qudah, K.M., Al-Rawashdeh, O. :
Occurrence of congenital anomalies in Shami breed goats: 211 cases investigated in 19 herds. Small Ruminant Research 28:225-232, 1998. DOI:

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