OMIA:001656-9031 : Upper beak, short in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive, semi-lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: short upper bill

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. (2011). OMIA:001656-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1941 Landauer, W. :
A Semi-Lethal Mutation in Fowl Affecting Length of the Upper Beak and of the Long Bones. Genetics 26:426-39, 1941. Pubmed reference: 17247013.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 24 Oct 2011