OMIA:001602-9031 : Feather colour, yellow in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: Japanese quail , Chestnut-bellied monarch

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 611742 (trait) , 600201 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:001602-9031: 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.

2022 Wang, H., Wen, J., Li, H., Zhu, T., Zhao, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Tang, C., Qu, L., Gemingguli, M. :
Candidate pigmentation genes related to feather color variation in an indigenous chicken breed revealed by whole genome data. Front Genet 13:985228, 2022. Pubmed reference: 36479242. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2022.985228.
2021 Hua, G., Chen, J., Wang, J., Li, J., Deng, X. :
Genetic basis of chicken plumage color in artificial population of complex epistasis. Anim Genet 52:656-66, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34224160. DOI: 10.1111/age.13094.
2020 Huang, T., Pu, Y., Song, C., Sheng, Z., Hu, X. :
A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 2 was identified that accounts for a substantial proportion of phenotypic variance of the yellow plumage color in chicken. Poult Sci 99:2902-2910, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32475423. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2020.01.030.
Huang, X., Otecko, N.O., Peng, M., Weng, Z., Li, W., Chen, J., Zhong, M., Zhong, F., Jin, S., Geng, Z., Luo, W., He, D., Ma, C., Han, J., Ommeh, S.C., Zhang, Y., Zhang, X., Du, B. :
Genome-wide genetic structure and selection signatures for color in 10 traditional Chinese yellow-feathered chicken breeds. BMC Genomics 21:316, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32312230. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-020-6736-4.
Zheng, X., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y., Zhong, H., Nie, R., Li, J., Zhang, H., Wu, C. :
Transcriptome analysis of feather follicles reveals candidate genes and pathways associated with pheomelanin pigmentation in chickens. Sci Rep 10:12088, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32694523. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-68931-1.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 Aug 2020