Welcome to OMIA

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) is a catalogue/compendium of inherited disorders, other (single-locus) traits, and genes in 254 animal species (other than human and mouse and rats, which have their own resources) authored by Professor Frank Nicholas of the University of Sydney, Australia, with help from many people over the years. OMIA information is stored in a database that contains textual information and references, as well as links to relevant PubMed and Gene records at the NCBI, and to OMIM and Ensembl.

OMIA is manually curated by a team of specialists. If you see an error or wish to submit an entry, please contact us.

To join the OMIA Support Group, register at OMIA Support Group.

From 1st September 2011, the OMIA ID is binomial, with the format OMIA xxxxxx-yyyy.., where xxxxxx is the 6-digit number for a trait/disorder, and yyyy.. is the NCBI species taxonomy id (usually four digits, but sometimes longer).

Summary

dog cattle cat pig sheep horse chicken rabbit goat Other TOTAL
TOTAL TRAITS/DISORDERS 776 545 357 280 256 240 222 98 88 676 3628
Mendelian trait/disorder 358 254 113 86 110 59 131 58 18 267 1519
Mendelian trait/disorder; likely causal variant(s) known 287 161 80 39 56 46 51 11 14 139 900
Likely causal variants 419 218 128 47 71 97 66 14 25 120 1223
Potential models for human disease 462 220 222 128 116 132 51 54 40 351 1809

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