OMIA 000374-57662 : Feather colour, extended black in Sula sula

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

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

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2007

Associated gene:

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


2007 BaiĆ£o, P.C., Schreiber, E., Parker, P.G. :
The genetic basis of the plumage polymorphism in red-footed boobies (Sula sula): a melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) analysis. J Hered 98:287-92, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17602182. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esm030.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Jan 2008
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