OMIA:000168-9689 : Cataract, generic in Panthera leo (lion)

In other species: chicken , grivet , crab-eating macaque , dog , giant panda , domestic ferret , domestic cat , ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , domestic guinea pig , degu , bald eagle , green monkey

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Opacity of the lens of the eye.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2010). OMIA:000168-9689: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2010 Philipp, U., Steinmetz, A., Distl, O. :
Development of feline microsatellites and SNPs for evaluating primary cataract candidate genes as cause for cataract in Angolan lions (Panthera leo bleyenberghi). J Hered 101:633-8, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20423916. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esq040.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 Sep 2010