OMIA:001655-8932 : Roller and Tumbler in Columba livia (rock pigeon)

Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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. (2013). OMIA:001655-8932: 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.

1987 Smith, G.N., Hingtgen, J., DeMyer, W. :
Serotonergic involvement in the backward tumbling response of the parlor tumbler pigeon. Brain Res 400:399-402, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3815086.
1975 Entrikin, R.K., Bryant, S.H. :
Electrophysiological properties of biventer cervicis muscle fibers of normal and roller pigeons. J Neurobiol 6:201-12, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1185182. DOI: 10.1002/neu.480060207.
1974 Entrikin, R.K., Bryant, S.H. :
Tumbling in pigeons. Nature 252:706-8, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4437622.
1972 Entrikin, R.K., Erway, L.C. :
A genetic investigation of roller and tumbler pigeons. J Hered 63:351-4, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4653435.
1868 Darwin, C.R. :
The variation of animals and plants under domestication, vol. I. London: John Murray. :150-153, 1868.

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