OMIA 001888-9823 : Muscular dystrophy, Becker type in Sus scrofa

In other species: dog

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 300376

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

History: This disorder was first reported (in a single pig) by Horiuchi et al. (2013).


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.
2014 Fortunato, M.J., Ball, C.E., Hollinger, K., Patel, N.B., Modi, J.N., Rajasekaran, V., Nonneman, D.J., Ross, J.W., Kennedy, E.J., Selsby, J.T., Beedle, A.M. :
Development of rabbit monoclonal antibodies for detection of alpha-dystroglycan in normal and dystrophic tissue. PLoS One 9:e97567, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24824861. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097567.
Hollinger, K., Yang, C.X., Montz, R.E., Nonneman, D., Ross, J.W., Selsby, J.T. :
Dystrophin insufficiency causes selective muscle histopathology and loss of dystrophin-glycoprotein complex assembly in pig skeletal muscle. FASEB J 28:1600-9, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24347611. DOI: 10.1096/fj.13-241141.
2013 Horiuchi, N., Aihara, N., Mizutani, H., Kousaka, S., Nagafuchi, T., Ochiai, M., Ochiai, K., Kobayashi, Y., Furuoka, H., Asai, T., Oishi, K. :
Becker Muscular Dystrophy-Like Myopathy Regarded as So-Called "Fatty Muscular Dystrophy" in a Pig: A Case Report and Its Diagnostic Method. J Vet Med Sci :, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24162004.

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