OMIA:000810-9940 : Polydactyly in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: rock pigeon , chicken , turkey , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , Arabian camel , guanaco , llama , Western roe deer , taurine cattle , goat , domestic guinea pig , alpaca , springbok

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 174500 (trait) , 605522 (gene) , 188740 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Often called preaxial polydactyly (PPD)

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000810-9940: 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.

1979 Dennis, SM, Leipold, HW :
Ovine congenital defects Veterinary Bulletin 49:233-239, 1979.
1972 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Congenital dactylous malformations in sheep. Cornell Vet 62:322-7, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4336934.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 04 Oct 2011