OMIA:001964-494514 : Eye infection, susceptibility to in Vulpes lagopus

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: unknown

Key variant known: no

Inheritance: Kempe and Strandén (2015) estimated heritability of susceptibility to eye infection as a binary trait to be 0.24 ± 0.07, indicating that selection for resistance should be effective.


2016 Kempe, R., Strandén, I. :
Breeding for better eye health in Finnish blue fox (Vulpes lagopus). J Anim Breed Genet 133:51-8, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26077003 . DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12170.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 21 Jun 2015