OMIA:000189-9103 : Chondrodystrophy in Meleagris gallopavo (turkey)

In other species: chicken , dog , pig , taurine cattle , rabbit , California condor , Japanese quail

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:000189-9103: 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.

1982 Dannenberg, A., Buss, E.G., Goetinck, P.F. :
Proteoglycans in the cartilage of the turkey chondrodystrophy mutant. Prog Clin Biol Res 110 Pt B:85-95, 1982. Pubmed reference: 6820153.
1979 Stout, J.T., Buss, E.G. :
Identification of a 16-17-day lethal factor in a chondrodystrophic stock of turkeys Journal of Heredity 70:62-64, 1979. Pubmed reference: 469225.
1978 Nestor, K.E. :
Hereditary chondrodystrophy in the turkey Poultry Science 57:577-580, 1978. Pubmed reference: 674039.
1977 Leach, R.M., Buss, E.G. :
The effect of inherited chondrodystrophy on the hexosamine content of cartilage from turkey embryos. Poult Sci 56:1043-5, 1977. Pubmed reference: 605049.
Stout, J.T., Buss, E.G. :
Identification of a seventeen-day lethal factor in a chondrodystrophic stock of turkeys Poultry Science 56:1759-1760, 1977.
1975 Gaffney, L.J. :
Chondrodystrophy: an inherited lethal condition in turkey embryos Journal of Heredity 66:339-343, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1219057.
1944 Asmundson, V.S. :
Inherited shortening of the long bones in the turkey Journal of Heredity 35:295-299, 1944.

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