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Table 4 Genotype frequencies of the MOCS1 deletion

From: Arachnomelia syndrome in Simmental cattle is caused by a homozygous 2-bp deletion in the molybdenum cofactor synthesis step 1 gene (MOCS1)

  wt/wt wt/del del/del
Affected calves 0 0 154
Carriers 2* 219 0
Unrelated Simmental cattle 599 17 0
Cattle from four other breeds 241 0 0
Total 843 236 154
  1. The parents of arachnomelia syndrome-affected calves. *The arachnomelia syndrome signs of the affected calves that are descendents from these two sires are considered to be phenocopies [2].