OMIA:000368-9233 : Feather colour, generic in Aptenodytes forsteri (emperor penguin)

In other species: birds , ducks , Mallard , domestic goose , swan goose , Muscovy duck , mute swan , rock pigeon , guineafowls , chicken , Indian peafowl , Ring-necked pheasant , turkey , common canary , Great Tit , carrion crow , Eurasian bullfinch , white wagtail , barn owl , Japanese quail , tawny owl , red-backed fairy wren , hooded crow , white-winged fairy-wren , yellow-fronted tinkerbird , superb starling , South polar skua , red-fronted tinkerbird

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

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. (2021). OMIA:000368-9233: 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.

2021 Andrade, P., Carneiro, M. :
Pterin-based pigmentation in animals. Biol Lett 17:20210221, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34403644. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0221.
2013 Thomas, D.B., McGoverin, C.M., McGraw, K.J., James, H.F., Madden, O. :
Vibrational spectroscopic analyses of unique yellow feather pigments (spheniscins) in penguins. J R Soc Interface 10:20121065, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23516063. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.1065.
2007 McGraw, K.J., Toomey, M.B., Nolan, P.M., Morehouse, N.I., Massaro, M., Jouventin, P. :
A description of unique fluorescent yellow pigments in penguin feathers. Pigment Cell Res 20:301-4, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17630963. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0749.2007.00386.x.

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