OMIA 000375-8839 : Feather colour, panda/dotted white in Anas platyrhynchos

In other species: Japanese quail

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2016

Species-specific name: Spot plumage pattern

Molecular basis: Li et al. 92016): "The c.995G>A mutation, which results in the amino acid substitution of Arg332His, was completely associated with the spot phenotype".

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
EDNRB2 Anas platyrhynchos - no genomic information (-..-) EDNRB2 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.
2015 Li, L., Li, D., Liu, L., Li, S., Feng, Y., Peng, X., Gong, Y. :
Endothelin Receptor B2 (EDNRB2) Gene Is Associated with Spot Plumage Pattern in Domestic Ducks (Anas platyrhynchos). PLoS One 10:e0125883, 2015. Pubmed reference: 25955279. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125883.
2010 Gong, Y., Yang, Q., Li, S., Feng, Y., Gao, C., Tu, G., Peng, X. :
Grey plumage colouration in the duck is genetically determined by the alleles on two different, interacting loci. Anim Genet 41:105-8, 2010. Pubmed reference: 19814756. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01967.x.

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