OMIA 000975-9940 : Tail, short in Ovis aries
In other species: dog , cattle , domestic cat Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 601397 Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown Considered a defect: yes Cross-species summary: Also called brachyury Species-specific description: There is hope that this trait may provide a form of natural resistance to the sheep blowfly.
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.
|1991||James, P.J., Gare, D.R., Singh, A.W., Clark, J.P., Ponzoni, R.W., Ancell, P.M. :|
|Studies of the Potential for Breeding Short Tail Merinos Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding 38:106-111, 1991.|
|James, P.J., Ponzoni, R.W., Gare, D.R., Cockrum, K.S. :|
|Inheritance of short tailedness in South Australian Merinos Proceedings of the Australian Association of Animal Breeding and Genetics 9:404-407, 1991.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005