OMIA 000374-87177 : Feather colour, extended black in Coereba flaveola

In other species: chicken , red-footed booby , black swan , Coscoroba swan , 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

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2001

Associated gene:

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

References


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.
2005 Mundy, N.I. :
A window on the genetics of evolution: MC1R and plumage colouration in birds. Proc Biol Sci 272:1633-40, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16087416. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3107.
2001 Theron, E., Hawkins, K., Bermingham, E., Ricklefs, RE., Mundy, NI. :
The molecular basis of an avian plumage polymorphism in the wild: a melanocortin-1-receptor point mutation is perfectly associated with the melanic plumage morph of the bananaquit, Coereba flaveola. Curr Biol 11:550-7, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11369199.

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