OMIA:000380-8996 : Feathering, Z-linked in Numida meleagris (helmeted guineafowl)

In other species: chicken , turkey

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 176761 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Z-linked recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000380-8996: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1997 Pal, S.K., Singh, H. :
Inheritance of wing feather development rate in guinea fowl (numida meleagris) British Poultry Science 38:245-248, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9280348. DOI: 10.1080/00071669708417980.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Jul 2010
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