OMIA:002456-9940 : Bitter taste perception in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: chicken , zebra finch

Categories: Taste / olfaction phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Breeds: Rambouillet (Sheep) (VBO_0001570), Targhee (Sheep) (VBO_0001638).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:002456-9940: 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.

2021 Davenport, K.M., Taylor, J.B., Henslee, D., Southerland, C., Yelich, J., Ellison, M.J., Murdoch, B.M. :
Variation in type two taste receptor genes is associated with bitter tasting phenylthiocarbamide consumption in mature Targhee and Rambouillet rams. Transl Anim Sci 5:txab142, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34568769. DOI: 10.1093/tas/txab142.
2019 Henslee, D., Yelich, J., Taylor, J.B., Ellison, M. :
Avoidance of phenylthiocarbamide in mature Targhee and Rambouillet rams. Transl Anim Sci 3:1194-1204, 2019. Pubmed reference: 32704883. DOI: 10.1093/tas/txz125.
2013 Ferreira, A.M., Ara├║jo, S.S., Sales-Baptista, E., Almeida, A.M. :
Identification of novel genes for bitter taste receptors in sheep (Ovis aries). Animal 7:547-54, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23171479. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731112002030.
1970 Goatcher, W.D., Church, D.C. :
Taste responses in ruminants. II. Reactions of sheep to acids, quinine, urea and sodium hydroxide. J Anim Sci 30:784-90, 1970. Pubmed reference: 5420313. DOI: 10.2527/jas1970.305784x.

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