OMIA:000370-9103 : Feather colour, albinism, sex-linked, imperfect in Meleagris gallopavo

In other species: chicken , Japanese quail

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 606574 (trait) , 227240 (trait) , 606202 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases:

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Z-linked recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no


1942 Hutt, F.B., Mueller, C.D. :
Sex-linked albinism in the turkey Journal of Heredity 33:69-77, 1942.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011