OMIA:000045-9796 : Aniridia with cataract in Equus caballus (horse)

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal co-dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Anterior segment dysgenesis syndrome

Breeds: Quarter Horse (Horse) (VBO_0001057), Rocky Mountain Horse (Horse) (VBO_0017168), Thoroughbred (Horse) (VBO_0001083).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:000045-9796: 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.

2000 Ewart, S.L., Ramsey, D.T., Xu, J., Meyers, D. :
The horse homolog of congenital aniridia conforms to codominant inheritance Journal of Heredity 91:93-98, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10768120.
1990 Joyce, J.R., Martin, J.E., Storts, R.W., Skow, L. :
Iridial hypoplasia (aniridia) accompanied by limbic dermoids and cataracts in a group of related quarterhorses. Equine Vet J Suppl :26-8, 1990. Pubmed reference: 9079112. DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.1990.tb04706.x.
Ueda, Y. :
Aniridia in a thoroughbred horse. Equine Vet J Suppl :29, 1990. Pubmed reference: 9079113. DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.1990.tb04707.x.
1985 Irby, N.L., Aguirre, G.D. :
Congenital aniridia in a pony. J Am Vet Med Assoc 186:281-3, 1985. Pubmed reference: 3972691.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
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  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 15 Jun 2024