OMIA:002538-9823 : Alzheimer disease, APP-related in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: white-tufted-ear marmoset , crab-eating macaque , Rhesus monkey , dog

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 104300 (trait) , 104760 (gene) , 605714 (trait)

Links to relevant human diseases in MONDO:

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2009

Species-specific description: This phene includes references to studies involving genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Genetic engineering: Yes - variants have been created artificially, e.g. by genetic engineering or gene editing
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
APP amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein Sus scrofa 13 NC_010455.5 (189716120..189434854) APP Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:002538-9823: 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.

2021 Yang, W., Chen, X., Li, S., Li, X.J. :
Genetically modified large animal models for investigating neurodegenerative diseases. Cell Biosci 11:218, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34933675. DOI: 10.1186/s13578-021-00729-8.
2012 Søndergaard, L.V., Ladewig, J., Dagnæs-Hansen, F., Herskin, M.S., Holm, I.E. :
Object recognition as a measure of memory in 1-2 years old transgenic minipigs carrying the APPsw mutation for Alzheimer's disease. Transgenic Res 21:1341-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22661126. DOI: 10.1007/s11248-012-9620-4.
2009 Kragh, P.M., Nielsen, A.L., Li, J., Du, Y., Lin, L., Schmidt, M., Bøgh, I.B., Holm, I.E., Jakobsen, J.E., Johansen, M.G., Purup, S., Bolund, L., Vajta, G., Jørgensen, A.L. :
Hemizygous minipigs produced by random gene insertion and handmade cloning express the Alzheimer's disease-causing dominant mutation APPsw. Transgenic Res 18:545-58, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19184503. DOI: 10.1007/s11248-009-9245-4.

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