OMIA:001888-9615 : Muscular dystrophy, Becker type in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: domestic cat , pig

Categories: Muscle phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 300376 (trait) , 300377 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases:

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Variants in the DMD gene may give rise to phenotypes with different severity. True null alleles cause the more severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy (OMIA:001081), while alleles with partial remaining protein function give rise to the milder Becker muscular dystrophy.

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. (2014). OMIA:001888-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2013 Baroncelli, A.B., Abellonio, F., Pagano, T.B., Esposito, I., Peirone, B., Papparella, S., Paciello, O. :
Muscular Dystrophy in a Dog Resembling Human Becker Muscular Dystrophy. J Comp Pathol , 2013. Pubmed reference: 24529507. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2013.12.006.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 26 Mar 2014