OMIA:001662-9913 : Sperm, decapitated in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:001662-9913: 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.

2005 Chenoweth, P.J. :
Genetic sperm defects. Theriogenology 64:457-68, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15993939. DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2005.05.005.
1979 Hecht, N.B., Williams, J.L. :
Nuclear and mitochondrial DNA-dependent RNA polymerases in bovine spermatozoa. J Reprod Fertil 57:157-65, 1979. Pubmed reference: 512998.
1977 Blom, E. :
A decapitated sperm defect in two sterile Hereford bulls. Nord Vet Med 29:119-23, 1977. Pubmed reference: 870880.
1976 Young, G.B. :
Some genetic defects in British livestock and their control Animal Breeding Research Organisation. Annual Report :31-35, 1976.
1970 Blom, E., Birch-Andersen, A. :
Ultrastructure of the "decapitated sperm defect" in Guernsey bulls. J Reprod Fertil 23:67-72, 1970. Pubmed reference: 5528681.
1969 Mann, T. :
The science of reproduction Nature 224:649-654, 1969.
1962 Jones, W.A. :
Abnormal morphology of the spermatozoa in Guernsey bulls British Veterinary Journal 118:257-261, 1962.
1949 Hancock, J.L., Rollinson, D.H.L. :
A seminal defect associated with sterility of Guernsey bulls Veterinary Record 61:742-743, 1949.

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