OMIA:000883-9940 : Roll curls, length of in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Species-specific description: Analysis of the results of matings of Karakul sheep suggested that length of the roll curl is partly under genetic control (Djjackov and Cehirinadze, 1965).

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breed: Karakul (Sheep) (VBO_0001461).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000883-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1965 Djjackov, I.N., Cehirinadze, T.B. :
[The inheritance of the length of roll curls in Karakul sheep] Ovtsevodstvo 11:14-16, 1965.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Oct 2022