OMIA 001701-9031 : Feather colour, blue in Gallus gallus

In other species: budgerigar

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no


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.
2010 Minvielle, F., Bed'hom, B., Coville, JL., Ito, S., Inoue-Murayama, M., Gourichon, D. :
The "silver" Japanese quail and the MITF gene: causal mutation, associated traits and homology with the "blue" chicken plumage. BMC Genet 11:15, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20184729. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2156-11-15.
1979 Wilkins, L.M., Brumbaugh, J.A. :
Complementation and noncomplementation in heterokaryons of three unlinked pigment mutants of the fowl. Somatic Cell Genet 5:427-40, 1979. Pubmed reference: 494058.
1969 Smith, L.T. :
On the allelism of blue plumage and dominant white. Poult Sci 48:346-7, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5389850.
1949 Warren, DC. :
Linkage relations of autosomal factors in the fowl. Genetics 34:333-50, 1949. Pubmed reference: 17247319.

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