OMIA:000684-9913 : Myasthenia in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , Amur tiger

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 254200 (trait) , 254210 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Myasthenia is a syndrome of impaired neuromuscular transmission. The syndrome can occur as an acquired autoimmune disorder (myasthenia gravis) or as a congenital genetic disorder (see also separate gene-specific myasthenic syndrome entries). Phene was renamed from 'Myasthenia gravis' to 'Myasthenia' [14/10/2022]

Breed: Hereford (Cattle) (VBO_0000232).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000684-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2008 Wise, L.N., Janke, J.J., Washburn, K.E. :
Myasthenia gravis-like syndrome in a Hereford heifer. J Vet Intern Med 22:231-3, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18289316. DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2007.0004.x.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Oct 2023