OMIA:000933-9940 : Spina bifida in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle , rabbit , snow leopard

Categories: Embryo phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: A neural tube defect (NTD) characterised by defective closure of the two halves of the vertebral arch through which the spinal cord and meninges may or may not protrude.

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:000933-9940: 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.

2021 Zarzycki, A., Thomas, Z.M., Mazrier, H. :
Comparison of inherited neural tube defects in companion animals and livestock. Birth Defects Res 113:319-348, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33615733. DOI: 10.1002/bdr2.1848.
2010 Potter, KA., Weston, JF., Munday, JS., Johnstone, AC. :
Spina bifida with associated malformations of the central nervous system in Dorper-cross sheep. N Z Vet J 58:315-8, 2010. Pubmed reference: 21151219. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2010.69763.
1993 Davies, I.H. :
Spina Bifida in Lambs Veterinary Record 132:90-91, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8438548.
1984 Adalsteinsson, S., Basrur, P.K. :
Inheritance of spina bifida in Icelandic lambs Journal of Heredity 75:378-382, 1984. Pubmed reference: 6384355.
1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital defects of the nervous system of lambs. Aust Vet J 51:385-8, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1103813.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 11 Feb 2011