OMIA:000162-34882 : Cardiomyopathy, dilated in Enhydra lutris (sea otter)

In other species: turkey , dog , domestic cat , pig , taurine cattle , rabbit , golden hamster , black-pencilled marmoset

Categories: Cardiovascular system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 107970 (trait) , 115200 (trait) , 611880 (trait) , 302060 (trait) , 302045 (trait) , 600884 (trait) , 601494 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A disorder characterised by cardiac enlargement (especially of the left ventricle), poor myocardial contractility, and congestive heart failure.

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. (2005). OMIA:000162-34882: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2005 Kreuder, C., Miller, MA., Lowenstine, LJ., Conrad, PA., Carpenter, TE., Jessup, DA., Mazet, JA. :
Evaluation of cardiac lesions and risk factors associated with myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Am J Vet Res 66:289-99, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15757130.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Sep 2005