OMIA 001963-9913 : Schwannomatosis in Bos taurus

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 162091 , 615670

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNST)

Mapping: In a GWAS conducted on 28 affected and 28 normal Danish Holsteins, each genotyped with the BovineSNP50 BeadChip, yielding 40,962 informative SNPs, Grossi et al. (2015) identified a candidate region in the vicinity of 20.9Mb (UMD3) on chromosome BTA27.

Breed: Holstein.


2014 Grossi, A.B., Agerholm, J.S., Christensen, K., Jensen, H.E., Leifsson, P.S., Bendixen, C., Karlskov-Mortensen, P., Fredholm, M. :
A hereditary disposition for bovine peripheral nerve sheath tumors in Danish Holstein cattle. Acta Vet Scand 56:85, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25492402. DOI: 10.1186/s13028-014-0085-8.

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