OMIA:002687-9925 : Fleece variation (fine vs coarse) in Capra hircus (goat)

In other species: sheep , rabbit , alpaca

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 608248 (gene) , 194300 (trait) , 604095 (gene) , 612630 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: fibre diameter variation of hair/wool

Breed: Cashmere (Goat) (VBO_0000745).
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. (2023). OMIA:002687-9925: 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.

2024 Ahlawat, S., Vasu, M., Mir, M.A., Singh, M.K., Arora, R., Sharma, R., Chhabra, P., Sharma, U. :
Molecular insights into Pashmina fiber production: comparative skin transcriptomic analysis of Changthangi goats and sheep. Mamm Genome , 2024. Pubmed reference: 38589518. DOI: 10.1007/s00335-024-10040-9.
Yan, X., Li, J., He, L., Chen, O., Wang, N., Wang, S., Wang, X., Wang, Z., Su, R. :
Accuracy of Genomic prediction for fleece traits in Inner Mongolia Cashmere goats. BMC Genomics 25:349, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38589806. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-024-10249-7.
Zhao, B., Suo, L., Wu, Y., Chen, T., Tulafu, H., Lu, Q., Liu, W., Sammad, A., Wu, C., Fu, X. :
Stress adaptation in Tibetan cashmere goats is governed by inherent metabolic differences and manifested through variable cashmere phenotypes. Genomics :S0888-7543(24)00022-3:110801, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38286347. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2024.110801.
2023 Chen, Z., Cao, J., Zhao, F., He, Z., Sun, H., Wang, J., Liu, X., Li, S. :
Identification of the keratin-associated protein 22-2 gene in the Capra hircus and association of its variation with cashmere traits. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37685070. DOI: 10.3390/ani13172806.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 14 Sep 2023