OMIA:001791-9685 : Intestinal cobalamin (vitamin B12) malabsorption, generic in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: dog

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 261100 (trait) , 618882 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: similar to: Imerslund-Gräsbeck syndrome (IGS1) (selective cobalamin malabsorption; megaloblastic anemia 1 (MGA1)) and Imerslund-Gräsbeck syndrome 2; IGS2

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:001791-9685: 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.

2023 Siani, G., Mercaldo, B., Alterisio, M.C., Di Loria, A. :
Vitamin B12 in cats: nutrition, metabolism, and disease. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37174511. DOI: 10.3390/ani13091474.
2012 Watanabe, T., Hoshi, K., Zhang, C., Ishida, Y., Sakata, I. :
Hyperammonaemia due to cobalamin malabsorption in a cat with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. J Feline Med Surg 14:942-5, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22907395. DOI: 10.1177/1098612X12458101.
2003 Salvadori, C., Cantile, C., De, Ambrogi, G., Arispici, M. :
Degenerative myelopathy associated with cobalamin deficiency in a cat Journal of Veterinary Medicine - Series A 50:292-6, 2003. Pubmed reference: 12887621.
2001 Ruaux, C.G., Steiner, J.M., Williams, D.A. :
Metabolism of amino acids in cats with severe cobalamin deficiency American Journal of Veterinary Research 62:1852-1858, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11763170.

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