OMIA:000922-9913 : Smooth tongue in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: epitheliogenesis imperfecta linguae

Breeds: Brown Swiss (Cattle) (VBO_0000166), Holstein Friesian (Cattle) (VBO_0000239).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000922-9913: 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.

1970 Weisman-Hamerman, Z.M. :
Some aspects of the hereditary defect epitheliogenesis imperfecta linguae bovis (Smooth-tongue). Studies on differeniation and keratinization in tongue epithelium Proefschrift Vet. Fak., Rijksuniv. Utrecht :135, 1970.
1968 Huston, K., Leipold, H.W., McFadden, D.L. :
Smooth tongue in Brown Swiss cattle Journal of Heredity 59:65-67, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5656922.
1955 Gotink, W.M., Degroot, T., Stegenda, T. :
Erfelijke gebreken in de rundvee fokken. Landboukundig Tijdschrift 67:629-672, 1955.
1942 Degroot, T. :
The heredity of smooth tongue, with special reference to cattle. Genetica 23:221-246, 1942.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Nov 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Oct 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Oct 2023