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Cerebellar Ataxia Norwegian Buhund

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General

Disease Name
Cerebellar Ataxia Norwegian Buhund
Mutation
g.88,890,674T>C
Mutation 2
p.(Trp?Arg)
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Details
This form of Cerebellar Ataxia is progressive, causing uncoordinated movements and head tremors, with no known effective treatment. Age of onset reported as young as 12 weeks. Affected animals are often euthanized on welfare grounds.
Details 2
This form of Cerebellar Ataxia is progressive, causing uncoordinated movements and head tremors, with no known effective treatment. Age of onset reported as young as 12 weeks. Affected animals are often euthanized on welfare grounds.
Published
Jenkins, C.A., Kalmar, L., Matiasek, K., Mari, L., Kyöstilä, K., Lohi, H., Schofield, E.C., Mellersh, C.S., De Risio, L., Ricketts, S.L. : Characterisation of canine KCNIP4: A novel gene for cerebellar ataxia identified by whole-genome sequencing two affected Norwegian Buhund dogs. PLoS Genet 16:e1008527, 2020. Pubmed reference: 31999692. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008527.

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Norwegian Buhund
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