Degenerative Myelopathy (SOD1 gene)
Most affected breeds
- Belgian Shepherd
- Chesapeake Bay Retriever
- German Shepherd Dog
- Pembroke Welsh Corgi
- Rhodesian Ridgeback
Awano T, Johnson GS, Wade CM,et al. Genome-wide association analysis reveals a SOD1 mutation in canine degenerative myelopathy that resembles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Feb 24;106(8):2794-9.
Pfahler S, Bachmann N, Fechler C,et al. Degenerative myelopathy in a SOD1 compound heterozygous Bernese mountain dog. Anim Genet. 2014 Apr;45(2):309-10.
Wininger FA, Zeng R, Johnson GS,et al. Degenerative myelopathy in a Bernese Mountain Dog with a novel SOD1 missense mutation. J Vet Intern Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;25(5):1166-70.
Zeng R, Coates JR, Johnson GC,et al. Breed distribution of SOD1 alleles previously associated with canine degenerative myelopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Mar-Apr;28(2):515-21.