OMIA:000648-9031 : Micromelia in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: ducks , Japanese quail

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 156830 (trait) , 251230 (trait) , 251450 (trait) , 601096 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Also called micromelic syndrome. Abnormal smallness of one or more extremities.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000648-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

1942 Asmundson, V.S. :
An identified micromelia in the domestic fowl Journal of Heredity 33:328-330, 1942.
1935 Laudauer, W. :
A lethal mutation in Dark Cornish fowl Journal of Genetics 31:237-242, 1935.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005