OMIA:000973-9823 : Tail, kinky in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: taurine cattle

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Twisted or kinked tail.

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:000973-9823: 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.

1982 Ollivier, L., Sellier, P. :
Pig genetics: a review Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 14:481-544, 1982.
1960 Fischer, H. :
Crooked tail, an inherited defect in swine Hemera Zoa 67:33-37, 1960.
1949 Donald, H.P. :
The inheritance of a tail abnormality associated with urogenital disorders in a pig Journal of Agricultural Science 39:164-173, 1949.
1934 Nordby, J.E. :
Kinky tail in swine Journal of Heredity 25:171-174, 1934.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005