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Research Article

Identification of the Bovine Arachnomelia Mutation by Massively Parallel Sequencing Implicates Sulfite Oxidase (SUOX) in Bone Development

  • Cord Drögemüller,

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland

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  • Jens Tetens,

    Affiliation: Institute for Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

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  • Snaevar Sigurdsson,

    Affiliations: Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Arcangelo Gentile,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Clinical Department, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

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  • Stefania Testoni,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

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  • Kerstin Lindblad-Toh,

    Affiliations: Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Tosso Leeb mail

    Tosso.Leeb@itz.unibe.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland

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  • Published: August 26, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001079

About the Authors

Cord Drögemüller, Tosso Leeb
Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland
Jens Tetens
Institute for Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Snaevar Sigurdsson, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Snaevar Sigurdsson, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Arcangelo Gentile
Veterinary Clinical Department, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Stefania Testoni
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: Tosso.Leeb@itz.unibe.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CD KLT TL. Performed the experiments: CD JT SS. Analyzed the data: CD JT SS TL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG ST. Wrote the paper: CD TL.