OMIA:000894-9915 : Scurs in Bos indicus (indicine cattle (zebu))

In other species: taurine cattle

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Scurs are horn-like appendages. In contrast to horns, scurs are not attached to the skull.

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. (2023). OMIA:000894-9915: 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.

2012 Mariasegaram, M., Harrison, B.E., Bolton, J.A., Tier, B., Henshall, J.M., Barendse, W., Prayaga, K.C. :
Fine-mapping the POLL locus in Brahman cattle yields the diagnostic marker CSAFG29. Anim Genet 43:683-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22497221. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2012.02336.x.
1996 Brenneman, R.A., Davis, S.K., Sanders, J.O., Burns, B.M., Wheeler, T.C., Turner, J.W., Taylor, J.F. :
The polled locus maps to BTA1 in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross Journal of Heredity 87:156-161, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8830095.

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