OMIA:000673-9913 : Mummified foetus in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: pig

Categories: Mortality / aging (incl. embryonic lethal)

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:000673-9913: 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.

1968 Stevens, R.W.C., King, G.L. :
Genetic evidence for a lethal mutation in Holstein-Friesian cattle J Hered 59:366-8, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5753260. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.jhered.a107748.
1960 Nilsson, LS. :
Fetal mummification in cattle. J Am Vet Med Assoc 137:297-9, 1960. Pubmed reference: 14427275.
1959 Deaton, O.W., Olds, D., Seath, D.M. :
A study of some possible genetic causes of mummified fetuses in dairy cattle Journal of Dairy Science 42:312-314, 1959.
1944 Lerner, I.M. :
Lethal and sublethal characters in farm animals: a checklist and proposed numbering system Journal of Heredity 35:219-224, 1944.

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