OMIA 001034-9031 : Uropygial gland, doubling of in Gallus gallus

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: dgp


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.
1993 Shoffner, R.N., Otis, J.S., Garwood, V.A. :
Association of Dominant Marker Traits and Metric Traits in Chickens Poultry Science 72:1405-1410, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8378215.
1991 Somes, R.G. :
Recessive Inherited Doubling of the Chicken's Uropygial Gland Papilla Journal of Heredity 82:69-71, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1997592.
1927 Johansson, I. :
Studies on Inheritance in Pigeons. VI. Number of Tail Feathers and Uropygial Gland. Genetics 12:93-107, 1927. Pubmed reference: 17246521.
1918 Morgan, T.H. :
Inheritance of number of feathers of the Fantail pigeon American Naturalist 52:5-27, 1918.

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