OMIA:002077-9940 : Body weight in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: chicken , dog , pig , taurine cattle

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

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

Breed: Hu, China (Sheep) (VBO_0015749).
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:002077-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Wang, Y., Li, Y.X., Zhang, J., Qian, Y., Meng, C.H., Zhong, J.F., Cao, S.X. :
PLAG1 g.8795C>T mutation regulates early body weight in Hu sheep by weakening miR-139 Binding. Genes (Basel) 14:467, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36833394. DOI: 10.3390/genes14020467.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 27 Feb 2023