OMIA:001068-9031 : Feather colour, white wing in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: Ww

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:001068-9031: 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.

1980 Somes, R.G. :
The influence of the white-wing feather plumage gene Ww on various quantitative traits in chickens. Poult Sci 59:2386-90, 1980. Pubmed reference: 7465506 .
1979 Somes, R.G. :
White-wing, a lethal feather achromatic mutant in the fowl Journal of Heredity 70:373-378, 1979.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
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