OMIA:000358-77151 : Eye defects in Mustela nigripes (black-footed ferret)

In other species: dog , horse , taurine cattle , golden hamster , water buffalo

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: Chan et al. (2023) describe multiple ocular abnormalities (corneal opacification, cataracts, persistent pupillary membranes, microphthalmia, symblepharon and anterior segment malformation) in a litter of endangered black-footed ferrets.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000358-77151: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Chan, K., Climans, M., Helmick, K., Garelle, D., Adkins, E.A. :
Juvenile ocular abnormalities in a litter of black-footed ferrets. Vet Ophthalmol 27:177-183, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37676115. DOI: 10.1111/vop.13146.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 09 Sep 2023
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