OMIA:002142-9544 : Macular degeneration, age-related in Macaca mulatta (Rhesus monkey)

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 610149 (trait) , 613778 (trait) , 613778 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

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. (2018). OMIA:002142-9544: 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.

2012 Pahl, L., Spangenberg, A., Schubert, S., Schönmann, U., Schmidtke, J., Stuhrmann, M. :
Characterization of the 10q26-orthologue in rhesus monkeys corroborates a functional connection between ARMS2 and HTRA1. Exp Eye Res 98:75-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22465519. DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2012.03.007.
2009 Singh, K.K., Krawczak, M., Dawson, W.W., Schmidtke, J. :
Association of HTRA1 and ARMS2 gene variation with drusen formation in rhesus macaques. Exp Eye Res 88:479-82, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19028492. DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2008.10.019.
2008 Francis, P.J., Appukuttan, B., Simmons, E., Landauer, N., Stoddard, J., Hamon, S., Ott, J., Ferguson, B., Klein, M., Stout, J.T., Neuringer, M. :
Rhesus monkeys and humans share common susceptibility genes for age-related macular disease. Hum Mol Genet 17:2673-80, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18535016. DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddn167.
2005 Singh, K.K., Ristau, S., Dawson, W.W., Krawczak, M., Schmidtke, J. :
Mapping of a macular drusen susceptibility locus in rhesus macaques to the homologue of human chromosome 6q14-15. Exp Eye Res 81:401-6, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16185951. DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2005.02.011.
1992 Hope, G.M., Dawson, W.W., Engel, H.M., Ulshafer, R.J., Kessler, M.J., Sherwood, M.B. :
A primate model for age related macular drusen. Br J Ophthalmol 76:11-6, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1739683.
1990 Monaco, W.A., Wormington, C.M. :
The rhesus monkey as an animal model for age-related maculopathy. Optom Vis Sci 67:532-7, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2402402.
1989 Dawson, W.W., Engel, H.M., Hope, G.M., Kessler, M.J., Ulshafer, R.J. :
Adult-onset macular degeneration in the Cayo Santiago macaques. P R Health Sci J 8:111-5, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2780951.
Dawson, W.W., Ulshafer, R.J., Engel, H.M., Hope, G.M., Kessler, M.J. :
Macular disease in related rhesus monkeys. Doc Ophthalmol 71:253-63, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2789127.
1987 Ulshafer, R.J., Engel, H.M., Dawson, W.W., Allen, C.B., Kessler, M.J. :
Macular degeneration in a community of rhesus monkeys. Ultrastructural observations. Retina 7:198-203, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3423437.
1978 El-Mofty, A., Gouras, P., Eisner, G., Balazs, E.A. :
Macular degeneration in rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta). Exp Eye Res 27:499-502, 1978. Pubmed reference: 103738.

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