OMIA 000142-93934 : Blue eggshell in Coturnix japonica

In other species: ducks , chicken

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: ce

History: This trait was first described by Ito et al (1993).

Inheritance: Ito et al. (1993) provided evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance.


1993 Ito, S., Tsudzuki, M., Komori, M., Mizutani, M. :
Celadon: an eggshell color mutation in Japanese quail. J Hered 84:145-7, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8228165.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 01 Sep 2013
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 30 Nov 2013