OMIA:000146-9986 : Brachydactyly in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: chicken , dog , pig

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Abnormal shortness of the digits.

Species-specific symbol: br

Species-specific description: See Robinson (1958, pp. 341-342)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2016). OMIA:000146-9986: 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.

1989 Jackson, C.W. :
Animal models with inherited hematopoietic abnormalities as tools to study thrombopoiesis. Blood Cells 15:237-53, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2649183.
1984 Boucher-Ehrensperger, M., Petter, C. :
Prevention of thrombocytic defects in the br/br rabbit with folic acid and vitamin B12: analogy with the T.A.R. syndrome in humans. Int J Vitam Nutr Res 54:199-203, 1984. Pubmed reference: 6500844.
1977 Petter, C., Bourbon, J., Maltier, J.P., Jost, A. :
Simultaneous prevention of blood abnormalities and hereditary congenital amputations in a brachydactylous rabbit stock. Teratology 15:149-57, 1977. Pubmed reference: 301294. DOI: 10.1002/tera.1420150204.
1958 Robinson, R. :
Genetic studies of the rabbit. Bibliographia Genetica 17:229–558, 1958.
1939 Greene, H.S., Saxton, J.A. :
Hereditary brachydactylia and allied abnormalities in the rabbit. J Exp Med 69:301-14, 1939. Pubmed reference: 19870848.
1935 Greene, H.S. :
Hereditary brachydactylia and associated abnormalities in the rabbit. Science 81:405-7, 1935. Pubmed reference: 17799086. DOI: 10.1126/science.81.2104.405-a.

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