OMIA:000369-13146 : Feather colour, albinism in Melopsittacus undulatus (budgerigar)

In other species: northern bobwhite , chicken

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 203100 (trait) , 606933 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: 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. (2011). OMIA:000369-13146: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1958 Nissen, T. :
[Electron microscopic research of melanotic pigments in feather of normal & albino race of zebra-parrapeet (Melopsittacus undulatus Shaw)]. Mikroskopie 13:1-24, 1958. Pubmed reference: 13577430.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 23 Oct 2011