OMIA:001740-9031 : Apterylosis (autosomal nakedness) in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal dominant

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: Ap

History: This disorder was first described by Sturkie (1942).

Breed: Rhode Island Red (Chicken) (VBO_0000599).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:001740-9031: 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.

1949 Hutt, F.B. :
Genetics of the fowl. McGraw-Hill, New York. :, 1949.
1942 Sturkie, P.D. :
A new type of autosomal nakedness in the domestic fowl Journal of Heredity 33:202-208, 1942.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 23 Nov 2012