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

In other species: sheep , alpaca

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 608248 (gene) , 194300 (trait) , 604095 (gene) , 612630 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Breed: Cashmere (Goat) (VBO_0000745).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:002687-9925: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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