OMIA:000243-9913 : Cryptorchidism in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , puma , horse , pig , Arabian camel , llama , goat , sheep , domestic yak , alpaca

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 219050 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases:

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Failure of one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) testes to descend.

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. (2005). OMIA:000243-9913: 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.

2023 Armstrong, C.L., Baird, A.N. :
Abnormalities of the scrotum and testes. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract :S0749-0720(23)00065-8, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38105174. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2023.09.003.
Goto, A., Yoshida, N., Nakada, K., Inoue, Y., Hisaeda, K., Inaba, T., Domoto, N., Ishiguro, Y., Itoh, M., Takahashi, E., Sasaki, M., Matsui, M. :
Efficiency of immunocastration with an anti-gonadotropin-releasing hormone vaccine on cryptorchid bulls. J Vet Med Sci , 2023. Pubmed reference: 36927961. DOI: 10.1292/jvms.22-0571.
2021 Chai, S., Huang, X., Wu, T., Xu, S., Ren, W., Yang, G. :
Comparative genomics reveals molecular mechanisms underlying health and reproduction in cryptorchid mammals. BMC Genomics 22:763, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34702182. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-08084-1.
1998 Reddy, K.P., Naidu, K.V. :
Cryptorchidism in Hallikar bulls Indian Veterinary Journal 75:1135-1136, 1998.
1997 Marcus, S., Shore, L.S., Perl, S., Barel, M., Shemesh, M. :
Infertility in a cryptorchid bull - a case report Theriogenology 48:341-352, 1997.
Steffen, D. :
Genetic causes of bull infertility Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice 13:243-253, 1997.
1992 Stjean, G., Gaughan, E.M., Constable, P.D. :
Cryptorchidism in North American Cattle - Breed Predisposition and Clinical Findings Theriogenology 38:951-958, 1992.
1987 Miyake, Y.I., Kaneda, Y. :
A new type of Robertsonian translocation (1/26) in a bull with unilateral cryptorchidism, probably occurring de novo Japanese Journal of Veterinary Science 49:1015-1019, 1987. Pubmed reference: 2892959.

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