OMIA:002246-9796 : Height, LCORL-associated body-size variation in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog , taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 611799 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

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

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
LCORL ligand dependent nuclear receptor corepressor like Equus caballus 3 NC_009146.3 (107434521..107586075) LCORL Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:002246-9796: 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.

2023 Saito, I., Nakamura, K., Tozaki, T., Hano, K., Takasu, M. :
Genetic characterization of Japanese native horse breeds by genotyping variants that are associated with phenotypic traits. J Equine Sci 34:115-120, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38274555. DOI: 10.1294/jes.34.115.
2013 Metzger, J., Schrimpf, R., Philipp, U., Distl, O. :
Expression levels of LCORL are associated with body size in horses. PLoS One 8:e56497, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23418579. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056497.
Tetens, J., Widmann, P., Kühn, C., Thaller, G. :
A genome-wide association study indicates LCORL/NCAPG as a candidate locus for withers height in German Warmblood horses. Anim Genet 44:467-71, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23418885. DOI: 10.1111/age.12031.
2012 Makvandi-Nejad, S., Hoffman, G.E., Allen, J.J., Chu, E., Gu, E., Chandler, A.M., Loredo, A.I., Bellone, R.R., Mezey, J.G., Brooks, S.A., Sutter, N.B. :
Four loci explain 83% of size variation in the horse. PLoS One 7:e39929, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22808074. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039929.
Signer-Hasler, H., Flury, C., Haase, B., Burger, D., Simianer, H., Leeb, T., Rieder, S. :
A genome-wide association study reveals loci influencing height and other conformation traits in horses. PLoS One 7:e37282, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22615965. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037282.

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