OMIA:000004-9913 : Achondroplasia in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , sheep , water buffalo

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000004-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

1998 Umakanthan, T., Rajasekaran, J. :
Achondroplasia in a cow - a case report Indian Veterinary Journal 75:649, 1998.
1969 Scott, C.D. :
Cytogenic investigation on normal, intersexual, leukemic and achondroplastic animals of Bos taurus Dissertation Abstracts International 29b:2308, 1969.
1962 Gregory, K.E., Koch, R.M., Swiger, L.A. :
Malocclusion--a hereditary defect in cattle. J Hered 53:168-70, 1962. Pubmed reference: 13950269.
1942 Gregory, P.W., Mead, S.W., Regan, W.M. :
A new type of recessive achondroplasia in cattle Journal of Heredity 33:317-322, 1942. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.jhered.a105205.
1934 Hutt, F.B. :
Inherited lethal characters in domestic animals Cornell Veterinarian 24:1-25, 1934.
1924 Craft, W.A., Orr, H.W. :
Thyroid influence in cattle Journal of Heredity 15:255-256, 1924.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Mar 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 19 Aug 2023