OMIA 001446-93934 : Feather colour, recessive white (Japanese quail) in Coturnix japonica

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Mapping: Minvielle et al. (2002) showed that this locus is not orthologous to recessive white in chickens.


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.
2021 Sayed, R.K.A., El Shoukary, R.D. :
Recessive white plumage color mutation of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) revealed morphological variations in the oropharyngeal roof structures, accompanied by behavioral differences. Microsc Res Tech 84:3044-3058, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34219308. DOI: 10.1002/jemt.23863.
2002 Minvielle, F., Gourichon, D., Monvoisin, J.L. :
Testing homology of loci for two plumage colors, "lavender" and "recessive white," with chicken and Japanese quail hybrids Journal of Heredity 93:73-76, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12011184.
1965 Sittmann, K., Abplanalp, H. :
White-feathered Japanese quail. J Hered 56:220-3, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5893031.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Jan 2008
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