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Hereditary parakeratosis in shorthorn beef calves.
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PMID:  3354957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Parakeratosis was diagnosed in 9 Shorthorn beef calves over a 4-year period. When pedigrees of these calves were analyzed, familial associations were strong. Thirty-six coefficients of relationship among all possible combinations of the 9 affected calves ranged from 0.5 to 39.8% and averaged 15.6%. All affected calves were descendants of bull A. Of 9 affected calves, 6 had bull A in their paternal and maternal pedigrees. The 3 remaining affected calves had bull A in their sire's pedigree and were born to 2 full-sib dams. Seemingly, parakeratosis in this Shorthorn herd was hereditary with the mode of inheritance being that of a simple autosomal recessive.
D W Vogt; C G Carlton; R B Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of veterinary research     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0002-9645     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Vet. Res.     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-12     Completed Date:  1988-05-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375011     Medline TA:  Am J Vet Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Animal Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle Diseases / genetics*
Keratosis / veterinary*
Parakeratosis / genetics,  veterinary*

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