OMIA 000985-9986 : Teat / nipple number in Oryctolagus cuniculus

In other species: cattle , pig , sheep , goat , alpaca , llama

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 163700 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Also known as Supernumerary teats, multi-nippled, polymastia and hyperthelia


2021 Bovo, S., Schiavo, G., Utzeri, V.J., Ribani, A., Schiavitto, M., Buttazzoni, L., Negrini, R., Fontanesi, L. :
A genome-wide association study for the number of teats in European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) identifies several candidate genes affecting this trait. Anim Genet 52:237-43, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33428230. DOI: 10.1111/age.13036.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 13 Jan 2021