OMIA 000368-8835 : Feather colour in Anas

In other species: chicken , , turkey , Indian peafowl , Eurasian bullfinch , Ring-necked pheasant , rock pigeon , Japanese quail , guineafowls

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
2012 Li, S., Wang, C., Yu, W., Zhao, S., Gong, Y. :
Identification of genes related to white and black plumage formation by RNA-Seq from white and black feather bulbs in ducks. PLoS One 7:e36592, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22615785. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036592.
2010 Gong, Y., Yang, Q., Li, S., Feng, Y., Gao, C., Tu, G., Peng, X. :
Grey plumage colouration in the duck is genetically determined by the alleles on two different, interacting loci. Anim Genet 41:105-8, 2010. Pubmed reference: 19814756. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01967.x.
1965 Hawes, R.O. :
Association of clubbed down and black down-color in ducks Journal of Heredity 56:116-118, 1965.
1963 Lancaster. F.M. :
The inheritance of plumage colour in the common duck (Anus platyrhnchos Linne) Bibliographia Genetica 19:317-404, 1963.

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