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

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.


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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