OMIA 001749-9031 : Surplus flight primaries in Gallus gallus

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: Sf1; Sf2

Inheritance: Onishi et al. (1955) postulated that this trait results from the combined effect of autosomal dominant alleles at two loci, which they designated Sf1 and Sf2. (Somes, 1990)


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.
1990 Somes, R.G. Jr :
Mutations and major variants of plumage and skin in chickens. In "Poultry Breeding and Genetics" (ed. R.D. Crawford), Elsevier, Amsterdam; Chapter 6 :169-208, 1990.
1955 Onishi, N., Taketomi, M., Kato, Y., Miyazono, Y. :
[On the inheritance of the surplus primaries in the fowl.] Bulletin of the National Institute of Agricultural Science (Chiba) G 11:33-38, 1955.

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