OMIA:001943-9823 : Fecundity, generic in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: dog , taurine cattle , indicine cattle (zebu) , goat , sheep

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: litter size, hyperprolificacy

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:001943-9823: 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.

2024 Nowak, B., Mucha, A., Zatoń-Dobrowolska, M., Chrostowski, G., Kruszyński, W. :
Genetic basis of sow hyperprolificacy and litter size optimization based on a genome-wide association study. Theriogenology 218:S0093-691X(24)00041-4:119-125, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38325148. DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2024.01.035.
2023 Bortolozzo, F.P., Zanin, G.P., Ulguim, R.D.R., Mellagi, A.P.G. :
Managing reproduction in hyperprolific sow herds. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37889779. DOI: 10.3390/ani13111842.
Cieleń, G., Derks, M.F.L., Knol, E.F., Sell-Kubiak, E. :
The impact of Box-Cox transformation on phenotypic and genomic characteristics of litter size variability in Landrace pigs. Animal 17:100784, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37075532. DOI: 10.1016/j.animal.2023.100784.
Wu, S., Xie, J., Zhong, T., Shen, L., Zhao, Y., Chen, L., Gan, M., Zhang, S., Zhu, L., Niu, L. :
Genetic polymorphisms in ESR and FSHβ genes and their association with litter traits in Large White pigs. Anim Biotechnol :1-8, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36927230. DOI: 10.1080/10495398.2023.2187405.
Wu, Z., Hu, G., Gong, T., Hu, Q., Hong, L., Zhang, Y., Ao, Z. :
RACK1 may participate in placental development at mid-gestation via regulating trophoblast cell proliferation and migration in pigs. Mol Reprod Dev , 2023. Pubmed reference: 36916007. DOI: 10.1002/mrd.23680.
2022 Martins, T.F., Braga Magalhães, A.F., Verardo, L.L., Santos, G.C., Silva Fernandes, A.A., Gomes Vieira, J.I., Irano, N., Dos Santos, D.B. :
Functional analysis of litter size and number of teats in pigs: From GWAS to post-GWAS. Theriogenology 193:157-166, 2022. Pubmed reference: 36209572. DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2022.09.005.
Zheng, S., Xu, P., Wu, Z., Zhang, H., Li, D., Liu, S., Liu, B., Ren, J., Chen, H., Huang, M. :
Genetic structure and domestication footprints of the tusk, coat color, and ear morphology in East Chinese pigs. J Genet Genomics 49:1053-1063, 2022. Pubmed reference: 35413463. DOI: 10.1016/j.jgg.2022.03.011.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Sep 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 19 Mar 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 09 Feb 2024