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Table 1 Composition of OR genes for each cattle chromosome

From: Analysis of cattle olfactory subgenome: the first detail study on the characteristics of the complete olfactory receptor repertoire of a ruminant

Chromosome number No. of functional genes No. of pseudogenes (%) Total No. of subfamilies
1 14 5 (26) 19 5
2 0 0   0 0
3 51 7 (12) 58 18
4 33 2 (6) 35 9
5 72 18 (20) 90 12
6 0 0   0 0
7 140 40 (22) 180 42
8 26 3 (10) 29 5
9 3 0 (0) 3 2
10 70 10 (13) 80 19
11 38 7 (16) 45 12
12 0 1 (100) 1 1
13 1 2 (67) 3 3
14 1 2 (67) 3 3
15 251 52 (17) 303 100
16 3 0 (0) 3 3
17 0 1 (100) 1 1
18 3 1 (25) 4 2
19 23 4 (15) 27 10
20 0 2 (100) 2 2
21 0 0   0 0
22 0 0   0 0
23 68 9 (12) 77 29
24 2 6 (75) 8 6
25 6 3 (33) 9 5
26 4 2 (33) 6 6
27 0 0   0 0
28 10 4 (29) 14 10
29 56 8 (13) 64 10
X 3 1 (25) 4 4
Y 0 0   0 0
U 3 0 (0) 3 3
Total 881 190 (18) 1,071  
  1. Note: In the case of the absence of both OR functional genes and pseudogenes, the pseudogene percentage was not indicated.