OMIA:002385-9940 : Reproductive seasonality in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: Atlantic herring , chicken , goat , Japanese quail

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 603372 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:002385-9940: 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 Antonopoulou, D., Giantsis, I.A., Symeon, G.K., Avdi, M. :
Association of MTNR1A and GDF9 gene allelles with the reproductive performance, response to oestrus induction treatments and prolificacy, in improved and non-improved local indigenous sheep breeds. Reprod Domest Anim :, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37668279 . DOI: 10.1111/rda.14468.
Zhang, C.L., Zhang, J., Tuersuntuoheti, M., Zhou, W., Han, Z., Li, X., Yang, R., Zhang, L., Zheng, L., Liu, S. :
Landscape genomics reveals adaptive divergence of indigenous sheep in different ecological environments of Xinjiang, China. Sci Total Environ 904:166698, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37683864 . DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166698.
Zhu, M., Yang, Y., Yang, H., Zhao, Z., Zhang, H., Blair, H.T., Zheng, W., Wang, M., Fang, C., Yu, Q., Zhou, H., Qi, H. :
Whole-genome resequencing of the native sheep provides insights into the microevolution and identifies genes associated with reproduction traits. BMC Genomics 24:392, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37434152 . DOI: 10.1186/s12864-023-09479-y.
2021 Tao, L., Wang, X., Zhong, Y., Liu, Q., Xia, Q., Chen, S., He, X., Di, R., Chu, M. :
Combined approaches identify known and novel genes associated with sheep litter size and non-seasonal breeding. Anim Genet 52:857-867, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34494299 . DOI: 10.1111/age.13138.
1981 Legan, S.J., Winans, S.S. :
The photoneuroendocrine control of seasonal breeding in the ewe. Gen Comp Endocrinol 45:317-28, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7197652 . DOI: 10.1016/0016-6480(81)90072-1.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 14 Aug 2021