OMIA:001750-9031 : Long filoplumes 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: no
Key variant known: no
Species-specific symbol: Lf
Species-specific description: "The filoplumes in the fluff areas of the body [are] 1-10 cm longer than the adjacent definitive feathers." (Somes, 1990)
Inheritance: Somes (1990) lists this as single-locus autosomal dominant, on the basis of unpublished evidence by Dr W.H. McGibbon.
Cite this entry
|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.|
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