OMIA 000374-57661 : Feather colour, extended black in Sula leucogaster

In other species: chicken , red-footed booby , black swan , Coscoroba swan , Bananaquit , helmeted guineafowl , gyrfalcon , Lesser snow goose , , , zebra finch

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 266300

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2012

Associated gene:

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


2012 BaiĆ£o, P.C., Parker, P.G. :
Evolution of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) in Boobies and Gannets (Aves, Suliformes). J Hered 103:322-9, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22351934. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esr151.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 22 Aug 2012
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