OMIA:000786-9925 : Peromelia in Capra hircus (goat)

In other species: taurine cattle

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 103300 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Peromelia is the congenital absence or malformation of extremities in which the distal parts of the limbs are missing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000786-9925: 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.

1997 Agerholm, J.S., Kielsgaard, M.E., Pedersen, J., Kobberoe, S. :
A retrospective study of the inheritance of peromelia in angora goats Zentralblatt Fur Veterinarmedizin - Reihe A 44:233-236, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9270345.
1992 Nielsen, J.S., Arnbjerg, J. :
Hereditary peromelia in Mohair goats. Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series A - Zentralblatt Fur Veterinarmedizin Reihe A - Physiology Pathology Clinical Medicine 39:142-151, 1992.

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