OMIA:000834-9823 : Protamine-2 deficiency in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: taurine cattle

Categories: Normal phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 182890 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

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

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
PRM2 protamine 2 Bos taurus 25 NC_037352.1 (9935961..9933492) PRM2 Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000834-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1990 Maier, W.M., Nussbaum, G., Domenjoud, L., Klemm, U., Engel, W. :
The lack of protamine-2 (P2) in boar and bull spermatozoa is due to mutations within the P2 gene. Nucleic Acids Research 18:1249-1254, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2320417.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005