OMIA 001146-9031 : Keels, crooked in Gallus gallus

Category: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: The keel bone is part of the sternum in birds.


1980 Taha, N.T. :
A genetic study of crooked toes and crooked keels in chickens Dissertation Abstracts International 40B:5477-5478, 1980.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 25 Nov 2011