OMIA:000310-9913 : Dwarfism, snorter in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000310-9913: 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.

1975 Hurst, RE., Cezayirli, RC., Lorincz, AE. :
Nature of the glycosaminoglycanuria (mucopolysacchariduria) in brachycephalic "snorter" dwarf cattle. J Comp Pathol 85:481-6, 1975. Pubmed reference: 124749.
1969 Benjamin, BR., Stringam, EW. :
'Snorter' dwarfism in the bovine. Can J Genet Cytol 11:609-12, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5370981.
1965 Bovard, K.P., Proide, B.M. :
Snorter dwarfism in an Angus inbred line Journal of Heredity 56:243-246, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5893032.
Dinkel, C.A., Gregory, K.E. :
Evaluation of the profilometer for detection of Hereford bulls heterozygous for the snorter dwarf gene Journal of Animal Science 24:438-440, 1965. Pubmed reference: 14324367.
Stufflebeam, C.E., Mayer, D.T., Lasley, J.F. :
Hemoglobin resistance in dwarf and normal cattle Journal of Heredity 56:181-184, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5889871.
1964 Lorincz, A.E. :
Hurler's syndrome in man and snorter dwarfism in cattle Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 33:104-118, 1964. Pubmed reference: 4232200.
Marlowe, T.J. :
Evidence of selection for the snorter dwarf gene in cattle Journal of Animal Science 23:454-460, 1964.
1963 Bovard, K.P., Hazel, L.N. :
Growth patterns in snorter dwarf and normal Hereford calves Journal of Animal Science 22:188-196, 1963.
1962 Marlowe, T.J., Rooney, J.R., Mestanza, W.F. :
A study of dwarfism in beef cattle Virginia Polytecknic Institute Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin :9-46, 1962.
Rankin, B.J. :
Effect of the snorter dwarf gene on some haematological measurements in beef calves Dissertation Abstracts 23:7 only, 1962.
1961 Lorincz, AE. :
Heritable disorders of acid mucopolysaccharide metabolism in humans and in snorter dwarf cattle. Ann N Y Acad Sci 91:644-58, 1961. Pubmed reference: 13763555.
Temple, R.S., Hazel, L.N. :
Use of hematological techniques in study of 'snorter' dwarfism Journal of Animal Science 20:459-463, 1961.
1960 Koger, M., Warnick, A.C., Hentges, J.F., Lorincz, A.E. :
Mucopolysaccharidosis in snorter dwarf cattle Journal of Animal Science 19:1221-1222, 1960.
Lorincz, A.E. :
'Snorter' dwarf cattle : a naturally occuring heritable disorder of acid mucopolysaccharide metabolism which resembles the Hurler syndrome American Journal of Diseases of Children 100:488-489, 1960.
1959 Dollahon, J.C., Owens, K.G., Koger, M., Hentges, J.F., Warnick, A.C. :
Cerebrospinal fluid pressures of snorter dwarf carrier and noncarrier cattle Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 135:109-111, 1959. Pubmed reference: 13664627.
Rankin, B.J., Turman, E.J., Watkins, B.J., Chambers, D., Stephens, D.F. :
An evaluation of the X-ray method for identifying carriers of the snorter dwarf gene in beef cattle Journal of Animal Science 18:1461 only, 1959.
1953 Klussendorf, R.C. :
Dwarfism and the profilometer North American Veterinarian 34:549-550, 1953.
1951 Gregory, P.W., Rollins, W.C., Pattengale, P.S., Carroll, F.D. :
A phenotypic expression of homozygous dwarfism in beef cattle Journal of Animal Science 10:922-933, 1951.

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