OMIA:000142-8835 : Eggshell colour, blue in Anas (ducks)

In other species: chicken , Japanese quail

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 605495 (gene) , 237450 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal dominant

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific description: see also OMIA:002589-8839 : Eggshell colour, ABCG2-related in Anas platyrhynchos

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:000142-8835: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1991 Lai, Y.Z., Zhang, S.Z. :
Genetic analysis of duck eggshell color. Hereditas 13:4-5, 1991.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 27 Jan 2013
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 27 Jan 2013
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Nov 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Feb 2024