OMIA:001753-9031 : Naked, sex-linked in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Z-linked recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: n

History: This trait was first reported by Hutt and Sturkie (1938).

Inheritance: Somes (1990) lists this trait as Z-linked recessive, based on the work of Hutt and Sturkie (1938), who assigned the symbol "n".

Breed: White Leghorn (Chicken) (VBO_0000646).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:001753-9031: 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.

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.
1983 Bitgood, J.J., Otis, J.S., Shoffner, R.N. :
Refined linkage value for comb and blue Egg: lack of effect of pea comb, blue egg, and naked on age at first egg in the domestic fowl. Poultry Science 62:235–238, 1983. DOI: 10.3382/ps.0620235.
1938 Hutt, F.B., Sturkie, P.D. :
Genetics of the fowl. IX. Naked, a new sex-linked mutation. Journal of Heredity 29:370-379, 1938.

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