OMIA:001751-9031 : Feather texture 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: Ha
Species-specific description: This trait refers to the classification of feathering as hard or soft. (Somes, 1990)
Inheritance: Somes (1990) lists "hard feathering" as a single-locus autosomal dominant trait, based on evidence and conclusions provided by Wassina (1926) and Jull (1940).
Cite this entry
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.|
|1940||Jull, M.A. :|
|"Poultry Breeding" (2nd edn), John Wiley & Sons, New York :, 1940.|
|1926||Wassina, E.T. :|
|The inheritance of close feathering. In "Domestic Fowl: Memoirs of Anikowo Genetical Station near Moscow. Commissariat Agricultural Novaia Derevnia, Moscow :, 1926.|
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