OMIA 000368-9031 : Feather colour in Gallus gallus

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
MYO5A myosin VA (heavy chain 12, myoxin) Gallus gallus 10 NC_006097.5 (9192119..9283633) MYO5A Homologene, Ensembl, NCBI gene


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.
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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