OMIA:000177-9940 : Cerebellar cortical atrophy in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle

Categories: Nervous system phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Wasting (decrease) of the outer layer of the grey matter of the cerebellum (the part of the brain situated behind the two hemispheres and above the pons and medulla oblongata).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000177-9940: 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.

1950 Innes, J.R.M., MacNaughton, W.M. :
Inherited cortical cerebellar atrophy in Canada identical with 'Daft lamb' disease in Britain Cornell Veterinarian 40:127-135, 1950.
1949 Innes, J.R.M., Rowlands, W.T., Parry, H.B. :
An inherited form of cortical cerebellar atrophy in (daft) lambs in Great Britain Veterinary Record 61:225-228, 1949.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Sep 2021