OMIA:000834-9913 : Protamine-2 deficiency in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: pig

Categories: Normal phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 182890 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
PRM2 protamine 2 Bos taurus 25 NC_037352.1 (9935961..9933492) PRM2 Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000834-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1990 Maier, W.M., Nussbaum, G., Domenjoud, L., Klemm, U., Engel, W. :
The lack of protamine-2 (P2) in boar and bull spermatozoa is due to mutations within the P2 gene. Nucleic Acids Res 18:1249-54, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2320417. DOI: 10.1093/nar/18.5.1249.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005