OMIA:000992-9915 : Testicular hypoplasia in Bos indicus (indicine cattle (zebu))

In other species: taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breed: Nelore (Cattle) (VBO_0000318).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000992-9915: 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.

2023 Silva, T.L., Gondro, C., Fonseca, P.A.S., da Silva, D.A., Vargas, G., Neves, H.H.R., Filho, I.C., Teixeira, C.S., Albuquerque, L.G., Carvalheiro, R. :
Testicular hypoplasia in Nellore Cattle: Genetic analysis and functional analysis of genome-wide association study results. J Anim Breed Genet 140:185-197, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36321505. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12747.
2019 Neves, H.H.R., Vargas, G., Brito, L.F., Schenkel, F.S., Albuquerque, L.G., Carvalheiro, R. :
Genetic and genomic analyses of testicular hypoplasia in Nellore cattle. PLoS One 14:e0211159, 2019. Pubmed reference: 30677076. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211159.
1992 Kay, G.W., Grobbelaar, J.A.N., Hattingh, J. :
Heritable testicular hypoplasia in Nguni (Bos-Indicus) bulls, vascular characteristics and testosterone production. Journal of Reproduction & Fertility 96:537-547, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1339834.
1982 Krishnalingam, V., Ladds, P.W., Entwistle, K.W., Holroyd, R.G. :
Quantitative macroscopic and histological study of testicular hypoplasia in Bos indicus strain bulls. Res Vet Sci 32:131-9, 1982. Pubmed reference: 7079595.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 04 Nov 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 28 Aug 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 15 Feb 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 15 Jun 2023