OMIA:001616-9940 : Chondrodysplasia, "llama syndrome" in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Breed: Suffolk (Sheep) (VBO_0001627).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:001616-9940: 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.

2008 Thompson, K.G., Piripi, S.A., Dittmer, K.E. :
Inherited abnormalities of skeletal development in sheep. Vet J 177:324-33, 2008. Pubmed reference: 17910925. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2007.08.015.
2005 West, DM, Blair, HT, Thompson, KG, Piripi, SA :
“Llama syndrome” – a new inherited chondrodysplasia in Suffolk sheep? Proceedings 6th International Sheep Veterinary Congress, Greece, 17–21, June, 2005 :pp. 325–326, 2005.

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