What is the HC Hereditary Cataract ?
The HC genetic disease affects about 8% of dogs in terrier breeds. This genetic disease was discovered in the late 1970s. The first signs of hereditary cataracts appear from a few weeks to a few months then the dog becomes completely blind after one or two years.
Mukhozanso Mitundu chifukwa mayeso: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier
The Mitundu zotsatirazi anazindikira:
- American Staffordshire Terrier
- Autre Race
- Bouledogue Français
- Staffordshire Bull Terrier
- Terrier De Boston
Kumvetsa Zotsatila zake: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier
Gene Kafukufuku: HSF4 g.85286582_insC
chibadwa: autosomal recessive (zambiri)
|chifukwa mayeso||HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier udindo wake (HSF4 g.85286582_insC)||udindo Health|
|N/N||No copy of the HC mutation||Animal yachibadwa (poyera)|
|N/HC||1 copy of the HC mutation||Animal yachibadwa (poyera)|
|HC/HC||2 copies of the HC mutation||Animal, kodi kapena idzakhudzidwa|
Cross tebulo la mayeso: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier
|amayi N/N||amayi N/HC||amayi HC/HC|
|Atate N/N||100% N/N||50% N/N|
|Atate N/HC||50% N/N|
|Atate HC/HC||100% N/HC||50% N/HC|
Mwachitsanzo satifiketi mayeso: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier
Dinani pa satifiketi chitsanzo chiri musichi kutsegula izo.
Mellersh CS, Pettitt L, Forman OP, Vaudin M, Barnett KC. 2006. Identification of mutations in HSF4 in dogs of three different breeds with hereditary cataracts. Vet Ophthalmol. 9:369-378.
Mellersh CS, Graves KT, McLaughlin B, Ennis RB, Pettitt L, Vaudin M, Barnett KC. Mutation in HSF4 associated with early but not late-onset hereditary cataract in the Boston terrier. Journal of Heredity 2007; 98(5):531-533