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Table 1 List of imprinted genes by species

From: Epigenetics and inheritance of phenotype variation in livestock

Organism Imprinted Paternally expressed Maternally expressed Othera
Cow 20 12 8
Sheep 16 6 8 2 (1× isoform dependent, 1× unknown)
Dog 1 1
Pig 22 14 6 2 (1× tissue dependent, 1× biallelic)
Rabbit 1 1
Chicken
Opossum 2 1 1
Lab Opossum 6 2 4
Human 97 61 29 7 (4× isoform dependent, 2× random, 1× unknown)
Mouse 124 50 62 12 (5× isoform dependent, 7× unknown)
Rat 6 3 3
Wallaby 5 4 1
  1. aOther: non-paternal or maternal form of allele expression in the zygote