OMIA:001404-9913 : Leptin concentration in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: pig

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Species-specific description: Liefers et al. (2004) showed that a 115T>C missense mutation in exon 20 of the leptin gene (LEPR) is associated with a decreased concentration of leptin in late pregnancy.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:001404-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2004 Liefers, SC., Veerkamp, RF., te Pas, MF., Delavaud, C., Chilliard, Y., van der Lende, T. :
A missense mutation in the bovine leptin receptor gene is associated with leptin concentrations during late pregnancy. Anim Genet 35:138-41, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15025576 . DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2004.01115.x.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 12 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 18 Jun 2013