OMIA:000649-9823 : Microphthalmia in Sus scrofa (pig)

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

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000649-9823: 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 Ollivier, L., Sellier, P. :
Pig genetics: a review Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 14:481-544, 1982.
1960 Darcel, C. LeQ., Niilo, L., Avery, R.J., Bainborough, A.R. :
Microphthalmia and macrophthalmia in piglets Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology 80:281-286, 1960. Pubmed reference: 13719726.
1948 Roberts, L.D. :
Microphthalmia in swine Journal of Heredity 39:146-148, 1948.
1944 Bendixon, H.C. :
Littery occurrence of anophthalmia or microphthalmia together with other malformations in swine- presumably due to vitamin A deficiency of the maternal diet in the first stage of pregnancy and the preceding period Acta Pathologica et Microbiologica Scandinavica 54:161-179, 1944.

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