OMIA 001445-8855 : Feather colour, dilute in Cairina moschata

In other species: chicken , Japanese quail

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 609227

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Known as lavender feather colour


1962 Hollander, WF., Walther, PL. :
Recessive "lavender" in the Muscovy duck. J Hered 53:81-3, 1962. Pubmed reference: 13908391.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Jan 2008