OMIA:000649-47665 : Microphthalmia in Phodopus campbelli (Campbell's desert hamster)

In other species: Nile tilapia , chicken , dog , pig , Eastern wapiti , taurine cattle , sheep , golden hamster , fox squirrel , water buffalo

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal incomplete dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Abnormal smallness in all dimensions of one or both eyes.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000649-47665: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1998 Wada, A., Tsudzuki, M. :
Microphthalmia - a morphogenetic lethal mutation of the campbelli hamster (phodopus campbelli) Journal of Heredity 89:93-96, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9487680.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011