OMIA:000368-9031 : Feather colour, generic in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
MYO5A myosin VA (heavy chain 12, myoxin) Gallus gallus 10 NC_052541.1 (8760657..8858383) MYO5A Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene

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Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000368-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2024 Wang, L., Xue, Z., Tian, Y., Zeng, W., Zhang, T., Lu, H. :
A single-cell transcriptome atlas of Lueyang black-bone chicken skin. Poult Sci 103:S0032-5791(24)00092-0:103513, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38350389. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2024.103513.
Zheng, X., Chen, J., Nie, R., Miao, H., Chen, Z., He, J., Xie, Y., Zhang, H. :
Differential expression of ASIP transcripts reveals genetic mechanism underpinning black-tail independence from body plumage in yellow-bodied chickens. Anim Genet , 2024. Pubmed reference: 38194424. DOI: 10.1111/age.13395.
2023 Gu, L.H., Wu, R.R., Zheng, X.L., Fu, A., Xing, Z.Y., Chen, Y.Y., He, Z.C., Lu, L.Z., Qi, Y.T., Chen, A.H., Zhang, Y.P., Xu, T.S., Peng, M.S., Ma, C. :
Genomic insights into local adaptation and phenotypic diversity of Wenchang chickens. Poult Sci 103:S0032-5791(23)00896-9:103376, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38228059. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2023.103376.
Heo, S., Cho, S., Dinh, P.T.N., Park, J., Jin, D.H., Cha, J., Kim, Y.K., Koh, Y.J., Lee, S.H., Lee, J.H. :
A genome-wide association study for eumelanin pigmentation in chicken plumage using a computer vision approach. Anim Genet 54:355-362, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36855963. DOI: 10.1111/age.13303.
Li, R., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Li, D., Tian, Y., Liu, X., Kang, X., Li, Z. :
Effects of SLC45A2 and GPNMB on melanin deposition based on transcriptome sequencing in chicken feather follicles. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37627399. DOI: 10.3390/ani13162608.
Xue, Z., Wang, L., Tian, Y., Yang, Y., Li, P., Yang, G., Lu, H., Wang, S., Zeng, W., Zhang, T. :
A genome-wide scan to identify signatures of selection in Lueyang black -bone chicken. Poult Sci 102:102721, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37186968. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2023.102721.
2022 Davoodi, P., Ehsani, A., Vaez Torshizi, R., Masoudi, A.A. :
New insights into genetics underlying of plumage color. Anim Genet 53:80-93, 2022. Pubmed reference: 34855995. DOI: 10.1111/age.13156.
Shen, Q., Zhou, J., Li, J., Zhao, X., Zheng, L., Bao, H., Wu, C. :
Genome-wide association study identifies candidate genes for stripe pattern feather color of Rhode Island Red chicks. Genes (Basel) 13:1511, 2022. Pubmed reference: 36140679. DOI: 10.3390/genes13091511.
Wang, H., Wen, J., Li, H., Zhu, T., Zhao, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Tang, C., Qu, L., Gemingguli, M. :
Candidate pigmentation genes related to feather color variation in an indigenous chicken breed revealed by whole genome data. Front Genet 13:985228, 2022. Pubmed reference: 36479242. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2022.985228.
2021 Hua, G., Chen, J., Wang, J., Li, J., Deng, X. :
Genetic basis of chicken plumage color in artificial population of complex epistasis. Anim Genet 52:656-66, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34224160. DOI: 10.1111/age.13094.
Nie, C., Qu, L., Li, X., Jiang, Z., Wang, K., Li, H., Wang, H., Qu, C., Qu, L., Ning, Z. :
Genomic regions related to white/black tail feather color in dwarf chickens identified using a genome-wide association study. Front Genet 12:566047, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33995468. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2021.566047.
2020 Adetula, A.A., Liu, X., Yang, L., Fang, C., Yu, H., Li, H., Li, S. :
RAI14 in the blood feather regulates chicken pigmentation. Archives Animal Breeding 63:231-239, 2020. Pubmed reference: 34084896. DOI: doi: 10.5194/aab-63-231-2020.
Andersson, L., Bed’hom, B., Chuong, CM., Inaba, M.Inaba, M., Okimoto, R.Okimoto, R., Tixier-Boichard, M. :
The genetic basis for pigmentation phenotypes in poultry In S. E. Aggrey, H. Zhou, M. Tixier-Boichard, & D. D. Rhoads (Eds.), Advances in Poultry Genetics and Genomics. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. , 2020.
2019 Liu, X., Zhou, R., Peng, Y., Zhang, C., Li, L., Lu, C., Li, X. :
Feather follicles transcriptome profiles in Bashang long-tailed chickens with different plumage colors. Genes Genomics 41:1357-1367, 2019. Pubmed reference: 30229509. DOI: 10.1007/s13258-018-0740-y.
2013 Park, M.N., Choi, J.A., Lee, K.T., Lee, H.J., Choi, B.H., Kim, H., Kim, T.H., Cho, S., Lee, T. :
Genome-wide Association Study of Chicken Plumage Pigmentation. Asian-Australas J Anim Sci 26:1523-8, 2013. Pubmed reference: 25049737. DOI: 10.5713/ajas.2013.13413.
1998 Sazanov, A., Masabanda, J., Ewald, D., Takeuchi, S., Tixier-Boichard, M., Buitkamp, J., Fries, R. :
Evolutionarily conserved telomeric location of BBC1 and MC1R on a microchromosome questions the identity of MC1R and a pigmentation locus on chromosome 1 in chicken Chromosome Research 6:651-654, 1998. Pubmed reference: 10099880.
1997 Campo, J.L. :
The hypostatic genotype of the recessive white prat breed of chickens Poultry Science 76:432-436, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9068040.
1996 Khan, A.G., Patel, S. :
Interactions of plumage chromatism with diets containing probiotics and enzymes on economic traits in dwarf laying hens Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 66:718-723, 1996.
1993 Kwon, B.S. :
Pigmentation Genes - The Tyrosinase Gene Family and the pmel- 17 Gene Family Journal of Investigative Dermatology 100:S134-S140, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8432998.
1992 Sanders, G., Lichte, B., Meyer, H.E., Kilimann, M.W. :
cDNA Encoding the Chicken Ortholog of the Mouse dilute Gene Product - Sequence Comparison Reveals a Myosin-I Subfamily with Conserved C-Terminal Domains FEBS Letters 311:295-298, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1383040.
1990 Carefoot, W.C. :
Test for linkage between the eumelanin dilution blue (B1), the extended black (E) allele at the E-locus and the linked pea comb (P) and eumelanin extension (M1) genes in the domestic fowl. British Poultry Science 31:465-472, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2245344. DOI: 10.1080/00071669008417279.
1989 Boyle, M.L., Hemendinger, R.A., Damon, R.A., Smyth, J.R. :
Effect of Eumelanic Phenotypes on the Expression of Amelanosis in the Smyth Chicken Poultry Science 68:1319-1325, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2587467.
Grau, C.R., Roudybush, T.E., Vohra, P., Kratzer, F.H., Yang, M., Nearenberg, D. :
Obscure Relations of Feather Melanization and Avian Nutrition Worlds Poultry Science Journal 45:241-246, 1989.
1988 Swatland, H.J., Leeson, S. :
Reflectance of chicken feathers in relation to sex-linked coloration Poultry Science 67:1680-1683, 1988.
1987 Bondarenko, Y.B. :
[Genetic synthesis of autosexing fowls] :31 only, 1987.
Carefoot, W.C. :
Test for linkage between the eumelanin restrictor (Db) and the eumelanin extension (Ml) genes in the domestic fowl British Poultry Science 28:69-73, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3567691. DOI: 10.1080/00071668708416937.
1980 Gawron, M.F., Smyth, J.R. :
The use of blue splashed white down in colour sexing crosses Poultry Science 59:2369-2372, 1980. Pubmed reference: 7465503.
1965 Dorssen, C.A. van :
[Abridged 1964 report of 'Het Spelderholt' Institute for poultry breeding, Beekbergen] Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde 90:1627-1629, 1965.
1963 Hutt, F.B. :
Genetic basis of the Erminette breed of fowls Journal of Heredity 54:200-206, 1963.
1961 Pun, C.F. :
Hereditary kidney hypoplasia in the domestic fowl Poultry Science 40:842-847, 1961.
1960 Masic, B. :
[The problem of white plumage in broiler production] Stocarstvo. Mjesecnik za Unapredinje Stocarstvu u FNR Jugoslaviji 14:560-564, 1960.
1959 Huntsman, C.M., Jerome, F.N., Snyder, E.S. :
The relationship betweeen plumage colour phenotypes and the presence of black melanin in the abdomen of broiler chickens : Study I Poultry Science 38:878-881, 1959.
Wessels, J.P.H. :
[Linkage between silver colour and late feathering in fowls] South African Journal of Agricultural Science 2:357-361, 1959.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Jun 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 29 Nov 2022