OMIA 002298-9913 : Neuropathy with splayed forelimbs in Bos taurus

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 191342 (gene) , 615491 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Jersey neuropathy with splayed forelimbs

Species-specific symbol: JNS

Species-specific description: In a press release issued on 20 November 2020, the American Jersey Cattle Association announced that "A new undesirable genetic factor, known as Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS), has been identified in the Jersey breed." In the most recent issue of the USDA's document "Haplotype tests for economically important traits of dairy cattle", the following details are provided: gene UCHL1, chromosome BTA 6, ARS-UCD region (bp) 60,158,901, reference: American Jersey Cattle Association (2020), which is the press release mentioned above. Details will be included in OMIA as published evidence becomes available.

Breed: Jersey.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 26 Nov 2020
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 26 Nov 2020