Study Detail

TitleA transposable element insertion in APOB causes cholesterol deficiency in Holstein cattle
Study TypeOther
Abstract Cholesterol deficiency, a new autosomal recessive inherited genetic defect in Holstein cattle has been recently reported to have an influence on the rearing success of calves. The affected animals show untreatable diarrhea accompanied by hypocholesterolemia and hypolipoproteinemia and usually die wi .. [more]
Description Cholesterol deficiency, a new autosomal recessive inherited genetic defect in Holstein cattle has been recently reported to have an influence on the rearing success of calves. The affected animals show untreatable diarrhea accompanied by hypocholesterolemia and hypolipoproteinemia and usually die wi .. [more]
Center NameInstitute of Genetics, University of Bern, Switzerland