OMIA 000834-9913 : Protamine-2 deficiency in Bos taurus

In other species: pig

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
PRM2 protamine 2 Bos taurus 25 NC_037352.1 (9934665..9933488) PRM2 Homologene, Ensembl, NCBI gene


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