OMIA 000374-338458 : Feather colour, extended black in Monarcha castaneiventris

In other species: chicken , red-footed booby , black swan , Coscoroba swan , Bananaquit , helmeted guineafowl , gyrfalcon , Lesser snow goose , Arctic skua , brown booby , zebra finch , ruff , rock pigeon , Eleonora's falcon , pomarine skua , king penguin

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 266300 (trait) , 155555 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2009

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
MC1R Monarcha castaneiventris - no genomic information (-..-) MC1R Ensembl


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.
2016 Uy, J.A., Cooper, E.A., Cutie, S., Concannon, M.R., Poelstra, J.W., Moyle, R.G., Filardi, C.E. :
Mutations in different pigmentation genes are associated with parallel melanism in island flycatchers. Proc Biol Sci 283:, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27412275. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0731.
2009 Uy, JA., Moyle, RG., Filardi, CE., Cheviron, ZA. :
Difference in plumage color used in species recognition between incipient species is linked to a single amino acid substitution in the melanocortin-1 receptor. Am Nat 174:244-54, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19489704. DOI: 10.1086/600084.

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