OMIA 001756-9031 : Dysplastic remiges in Gallus gallus

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: dr

Inheritance: On the basis of the results of Urrutia et al. (1983), Somes (1990) lists this as a single-locus autosomal recessive trait, with the symbol "dr".


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 Urrutia, M.S., Crawford, R.D., Classen, H.L. :
Dysplastic remiges, a genetic abnormality reducing feathering in the domestic fowl. Journal of Heredity 74:101-104, 1983.

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