OMIA:002409-60711 : Vitreous degeneration in Chlorocebus sabaeus (green monkey)

In other species: dog

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: The vitreous body is the largest structure of the eye. Deterioration of collagen and hyaluronic acid in the vitreous can lead to vitreous degeneration, which may predispose to retinal detachment resulting in blindness.

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. (2023). OMIA:002409-60711: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Pletcher, J.S., Zimmer, J.L., Liu, C.C., Beierschmitt, A., Lewin, A.C. :
Ocular examination findings and selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests in African green monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus). Vet Ophthalmol , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37442802. DOI: 10.1111/vop.13132.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Jul 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Jul 2023