OMIA:000963-9031 : Syndactyly in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: tammar wallaby , dog , domestic cat , pig , taurine cattle , sheep , Swainson's hawk

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 212780 (trait) , 186100 (trait) , 186200 (trait) , 186300 (trait) , 604270 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Fusion of the claws (cleats or digits). Occurs in one, two, three or (rarely) four legs.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000963-9031: 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.

1969 Hollander, W.F., Brumbaugh, J.A. :
Web-foot or syndactylism in the fowl. Poult Sci 48:1408-13, 1969. Pubmed reference: 4309965.
1950 Warren, D.C. :
Syndactylism in the chicken. J Hered 41:31-4, 1950. Pubmed reference: 15415585.
1949 Warren, DC. :
Linkage relations of autosomal factors in the fowl. Genetics 34:333-50, 1949. Pubmed reference: 17247319.

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