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Narcolepsy

Breed: Miniature Dachshund/ Smoothhaired

Generic Phene Data

GTPs

General

Disease Name
Narcolepsy
OMIA
703
Gene Name
HCRTR2
Mutation
c.1103+5G>A
Mutation 2
c.160G>A
Mutation 3
c.647-35ins226bp
OMIM
161400
Disease Code
NAR
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Details
Narcolepsy causes extreme sleepiness in dogs. Signs include: dogs unable to maintain long stretches of wakefulness, falling asleep faster than normal dogs, buckling of hind legs and dropping neck (cataplexy) in response to positive stimui (such as treats). Age of onset from 4 weeks - 6 months. Narcolepsy is not considered progressive or life-threatening. However, attacks of cataplexy can be very distressing for owners.
Details 2
Narcolepsy causes extreme sleepiness in dogs. Signs include: dogs unable to maintain long stretches of wakefulness, falling asleep faster than normal dogs, buckling of hind legs and dropping neck (cataplexy) in response to positive stimui (such as treats). Age of onset from 4 weeks - 6 months. Narcolepsy is not considered progressive or life-threatening. However, attacks of cataplexy can be distressing for owners.
Patents/ Licences
US20050048538 A1
Published
Lin, L., Faraco, J., Li, R., Kadotani, H., Rogers, W., Lin, X.Y., Qiu, X.H., de, Jong, P.J., Nishino, S., Mignot, E. : The sleep disorder canine narcolepsy is caused by a mutation in the hypocretin (orexin) receptor 2 gene Cell 98:365-376, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10458611.
Published 2
Hungs, M., Fan, J., Lin, L., Lin, X.Y., Grigoriadis, D., Maki, R.A., Mignot, E. : Identification and functional analysis of mutations in the hypocretin (Orexin) genes of narcoleptic canines (vol 11, pg 531, 2001) Genome Research 11:919, 2001.
Published 3
Lin, L., Faraco, J., Li, R., Kadotani, H., Rogers, W., Lin, X.Y., Qiu, X.H., de, Jong, P.J., Nishino, S., Mignot, E. : The sleep disorder canine narcolepsy is caused by a mutation in the hypocretin (orexin) receptor 2 gene Cell 98:365-376, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10458611.
Body/System/Process
Neurologic
Inheritance
AR
Gene Name Text
hypocretin (orexin) receptor 2

Breed Specific Data

VetGen LLC

Link to GTP
OMIA
Gene Name
HCRTR2
Mutation
c.160G>A
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