OMIA:002129-9031 : Hyperpigmentation, MITF-related in Gallus gallus
Categories: Pigmentation phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: no
Key variant is published: no
Molecular basis: Yu et al. (2017) reported that a c.-638T>C SNP in the MITF promoter in Muchuan black-boned chickens is associated with skin colour; the T allele with black skin and the C allele with white skin.
Breed: Muchuan Silkies Black, China (Chicken) (VBO_0006731).
Cite this entry
|2017||Wang, G., Liao, J., Tang, M., Yu, S. :|
|Genetic variation in the MITF promoter affects skin color and transcriptional activity in black-boned chickens. Br Poult Sci :, 2017. Pubmed reference: 28891677 . DOI: 10.1080/00071668.2017.1379053.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 21 Sep 2017