iSheepa curated database of sheep variation and phenotype

  • Health Trait
    • Blood Parameter 10
    • Disease 9
    • Parasite Resistance 4
  • Meat And Carcass Trait
    • Anatomy 21
    • Fatness And Fatty Acid 9
    • Meat Color 3
  • Milk trait
    • Milk Production Traits 7
  • Production And Reproduction
    • Growth Trait 23
    • Reproduction 11
  • Wool Trait
    • Coat Colour 4
    • Fiber 7
    • Fleece 3
  • Reduced lentivirus susceptibility in sheep with TMEM154 mutations
    Michael P. Heaton
    PLoS Genetics | 2012
    PMID: 22291605
    Sample Size: 736       Association:1
    Trait Type : disease
  • Brachygnathia, cardiomegaly and renal hypoplasia syndrome (BCRHS) in Merino sheep maps to a 1.1‐megabase region on ovine chromosome OAR2
    M. R. Shariflflou
    Animal Genetics | 2017
    PMID: 22762779
    Sample Size: 37       Association:1
    Trait Type : disease
  • Genome-wide association identifies multiple genomic regions associated with susceptibility to and control of ovine lentivirus.
    Stephen N. White et al.
    PloS one | 2012
    PMID: 23082221
    Sample Size: 964       Association:27
    Trait Type : disease
  • GWA analysis for milk production traits in dairy sheep and genetic support for a QTN influencing milk protein percentage in the LALBA gene.
    Juan-Jose Arranz et al.
    PloS one | 2012
    PMID: 23094085
    Species: Churra ewes
    Sample Size: 1681       Association:28
  • A missense mutation in growth differentiation factor 9 (GDF13) is strongly associated with litter size in sheep
    Dag I Våge
    BMC Genetics | 2013
    PMID: 23280002
    Sample Size: 378       Association:6
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Genome-wide association and regional heritability mapping to identify loci underlying variation in nematode resistance and body weight in Scottish Blackface lambs
    V Riggio
    Heredity | 2013
    PMID: 23512009
    Sample Size: 752       Association:3
  • Genome-wide association studies identify two novel BMP15 mutations responsible for an atypical hyperprolificacy phenotype in sheep.
    Julie Demars et al.
    PLoS genetics | 2013
    PMID: 23637641
    Sample Size: 112       Association:8
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • A genome-wide scan study identifies a single nucleotide substitution in ASIP associated with white versus non-white coat-colour variation in sheep (Ovis aries).
    M-H Li et al.
    Heredity | 2013
    PMID: 24022497
    Species: Finnsheep
    Sample Size: 99       Association:102
    Trait Type : coat colour
  • Identification of a 31-bp Deletion in the RELN Gene Causing Lissencephaly with Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Sheep
    Juan Jose Arranz
    plos one | 2013
    PMID: 24260534
    Sample Size: 40       Association:1
    Trait Type : disease
  • Genomewide association study to detect QTL for twinning rate in Baluchi sheep
    MOHSEN GHOLIZADEH
    Journal of Genetics | 2014
    PMID: 25189245
    Species: Baluchi sheep
    Sample Size: 96       Association:2
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Genome-wide association study for wool production traits in a Chinese Merino sheep population.
    Ning Wang et al.
    PloS one | 2014
    PMID: 25268383
    Sample Size: 765       Association:29
    Trait Type : fiber
  • Heterogeneity of genetic architecture of body size traits in a free-living population.
    CAMILLO BE RE NOS et al.
    Molecular ecology | 2015
    PMID: 25753777
    Sample Size: 5805       Association:66
    Trait Type : anatomy,growth trait
  • Genomewide association study of body weight traits in Baluchi sheep
    ARDESHIR NEJATI-JAVAREMI et al.
    Journal of Genetics | 2015
    PMID: 25846889
    Species: Baluchi sheep
    Sample Size: 96       Association:14
    Trait Type : growth trait
  • Genome-wide association study of footrot in Texel sheep
    Joanne Conington et al.
    Genet Sel Evol. | 2015
    PMID: 25926335
    Species: Texel sheep
    Sample Size: 336       Association:7
    Trait Type : disease
  • Combining GWAS and RNA-Seq Approaches for Detection of the Causal Mutation for Hereditary Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa in Sheep
    Juan Jose Arranz
    plos one | 2015
    PMID: 25955497
    Sample Size: 96       Association:4
    Trait Type : disease
  • Genome-wide association study of body weight in Australian Merino sheep reveals an orthologous region on OAR6 to human and bovine genomic regions affecting height and weight
    Cedric Gondro et al.
    Genet Sel Evol. | 2015
    PMID: 26272623
    Sample Size: 1781       Association:35
    Trait Type : growth trait
  • Association of methionine synthase gene polymorphisms with wool production and quality traits in Chinese Merino population
    N. Wang et al.
    Journal of Animal Science | 2015
    PMID: 26523551
    Sample Size: 743       Association:36
  • Genomic prediction and genome-wide association study for dagginess and host internal parasite resistance in New Zealand sheep
    Natalie K. Pickering
    BMC Genomics | 2015
    PMID: 26576677
    Sample Size: 0       Association:32
    Trait Type : parasite resistance
  • Genome‐wide association reveals the locus responsible for four‐horned ruminant
    James W. Kijas
    Animal Genetics | 2016
    PMID: 26767438
    Sample Size: 146       Association:10
    Trait Type : anatomy
  • Polyceraty (multi‐horns) in Damara sheep maps to ovine chromosome 2
    O.F.C.Greyvenstein
    Animal Genetics | 2016
    PMID: 26767563
    Species: Damara sheep
    Sample Size: 43       Association:7
    Trait Type : anatomy
  • Detection and replication of QTL underlying resistance to gastrointestinal nematodes in adult sheep using the ovine 50K SNP array
    Beatriz Gutiérrez‑Gil
    Genetics Selection Evolution | 2016
    PMID: 26791855
    Sample Size: 518       Association:10
    Trait Type : blood parameters
  • Genome-wide association reveals QTL for growth, bone and in vivo carcass traits as assessed by computed tomography in Scottish Blackface lambs
    Stephen C. Bishop et al.
    Genet Sel Evol. | 2016
    PMID: 26856324
    Sample Size: 600       Association:34
  • A genome-wide association study identifies a genomic region for the polycerate phenotype in sheep (Ovis aries)
    Meng-Hua Li et al.
    scientific reports | 2016
    PMID: 26883901
    Sample Size: 46       Association:10
    Trait Type : anatomy
  • Genome‐wide association scan suggests basis for microtia in Awassi sheep
    P. J. Boettcher
    Animal Genetics | 2016
    PMID: 26990958
    Sample Size: 20       Association:1
    Trait Type : disease
  • Combined GWAS and guilt by association based prioritization analysis identifies functional candidate genes for body size in sheep
    George Tsiamis et al.
    Genet Sel Evol. | 2017
    PMID: 28454565
    Sample Size: 459       Association:11
    Trait Type : growth trait
  • Genome-wide association analysis identifies the genetic basis of fat deposition in the tails of sheep (Ovis aries)
    Meng-Hua Li et al.
    Animal genetics | 2017
    PMID: 28677334
    Sample Size: 156       Association:23
  • A genome-wide association study reveals candidate genes for the supernumerary nipple phenotype in sheep (Ovis aries)
    Meng-Hua Li et al.
    Animal genetics | 2017
    PMID: 28703336
    Species: Wadi sheep
    Sample Size: 144       Association:63
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Genome-wide association studies for reproductive seasonality traits in Rasa Aragonesa sheep breed
    Jorge Hugo Calvo et al.
    Theriogenology | 2017
    PMID: 28708495
    Sample Size: 123       Association:30
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Detection of QTL for greasy fleece weight in sheep using a 50 K single nucleotide polymorphism chip
    Mohsen Gholizadeh
    Tropical Animal Health and Production | 2017
    PMID: 28801813
    Species: Baluchi sheep
    Sample Size: 96       Association:3
    Trait Type : fleece
  • Genomic analysis of morphometric traits in bighorn sheep using the Ovine Infinium® HD SNP BeadChip
    Joshua M. Miller
    peerJ | 2018
    PMID: 28978774
    Species: bighorn sheep
    Sample Size: 76       Association:1
    Trait Type : growth trait
  • A genome-wide significant association on chromosome 2 for footrot resistance/susceptibility in Swiss White Alpine sheep.
    C. Drogem € uller
    Animal Genetics | 2017
    PMID: 28983925
    Sample Size: 373       Association:3
    Trait Type : disease
  • Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep.
    L. Bunger et al.
    Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience | 2017
    PMID: 29037276
    Species: Texel sheep
    Sample Size: 384       Association:8
  • Genome-wide association analysis reveals the common genetic locus for both the typical and atypical polycerate phenotype in Tibetan sheep.
    L.Jiang Y.Ma
    Animal Genetics | 2018
    PMID: 29441598
    Species: Tibetan sheep
    Sample Size: 96       Association:1
    Trait Type : anatomy
  • Genome‐wide association study reveals novel genes for the ear size in sheep (Ovis aries)
    M.-H. Li
    Animal Genetics | 2018
    PMID: 29774586
    Species: Duolang sheep
    Sample Size: 115       Association:38
    Trait Type : anatomy
  • A genome scan for quantitative trait loci affecting average daily gain and Kleiber ratio in Baluchi Sheep
    MAJID PASANDIDE
    Journal of Genetics | 2018
    PMID: 29932070
    Species: Baluchi sheep
    Sample Size: 96       Association:14
    Trait Type : growth trait
  • Genome‐wide association study to identify genomic regions affecting prolificacy in Lori‐Bakhtiari sheep
    S.Z.Mirhoseini
    Animal Genetics | 2018
    PMID: 30079564
    Sample Size: 122       Association:4
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Genome-wide association study reveals the locus responsible for microtia in Valle del Belice sheep breed
    S. Mastrangelo
    Animal Genetics | 2018
    PMID: 30160299
    Sample Size: 40       Association:5
    Trait Type : disease
  • Genome-wide analysis identifies potentially causative genes explaining the phenotypic variability in Pinzirita sheep
    Salvatore Mastrangelo
    Animal Genetics | 2019
    PMID: 30644116
    Sample Size: 77       Association:6
    Trait Type : anatomy,coat colour
  • Genome-wide association study of four composite reproductive traits in Iranian fat-tailed sheep
    S. Z. Mirhoseini
    Reproduction, Fertility and Development | 2019
    PMID: 30958977
    Sample Size: 124       Association:5
    Trait Type : reproduction
  • Genome-wide association studies for milk production traits in Valle del Belice sheep using repeated measures.
    A. M. Sutera
    Animal Genetics | 2019
    PMID: 30983012
    Sample Size: 469       Association:12
  • Genome‐wide association studies revealed candidate genes for tail fat deposition and body size in the Hulun Buir sheep
    Lixian Wang and Fuping Zhao
    Animal Breeding and Genetics | 2019
    PMID: 31045295
    Sample Size: 288       Association:33
    Trait Type : anatomy,growth trait
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