OMIA:000885-9823 : SME sperm head defect in Sus scrofa (pig)

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000885-9823: 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.

1976 Andersen, K., Filseth, O. :
The occurrence of a 'SME'-defect-like abnormality in the head of spermatozoa from a Norwegian Landrace boar Nordisk Veterinaermedicin 28:511-514, 1976. Pubmed reference: 790305.
1975 Blom, E., Birch-Andersen, A. :
The ultrastructure of a characteristic sperm head defect in the boar: the 'SME'-defect Andrologia 7:199-209, 1975. Pubmed reference: 53019.
1973 Blom, E. :
Studies on boar semen. 1. A new major defect in the sperm head, the SME-defect Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 14:633-635, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4356907.

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