Progressive Retinal Atrophy - erd (Norwegian Elkhound Type)

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Ophthalmologic - Associated with the eyes and associated structures


Serine/threonine kinase 38 like (STK38L) on Chromosome 27

Variant Detected:

Nucleotide Insertion 234 bp SINE repeat insertion in exon 4 including a 15 nt duplication


It is a trait and so is tested based on preference, not usually for health concerns.

Mode of Inheritance:

Autosomal Recessive

Research Citation(s):

Goldstein O, et al. Exonic SINE insertion in STK38L causes canine early retinal degeneration (erd). (2010) Genomics 96(6):362-368.

Associated Breed(s):

Mixed Breed, Norwegian Elkhound,