OMIA 002155-46218 : Feather colour, Red Breasted in Coturnix chinensis

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2018

Molecular basis: Araguas et al. (2018) reported p.Pro292Leu as a likely causal variant for the Red Breasted trait.

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
MC1R Coturnix chinensis - no genomic information (-..-) MC1R Ensembl


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Breed(s) Variant Phenotype Gene Allele Type of Variant Reference Sequence Chr. g. or m. c. or n. p. Verbal Description EVA ID Year Published PubMed ID(s) Acknowledgements
Feather colour, Red Breasted MC1R missense p.Pro292Leu 2018 29974967


2018 Araguas, R.M., Sanz, N., ViƱas, J., Vidal, O. :
MC1R polymorphism associated with plumage color variations in Coturnix chinensis. Anim Genet :, 2018. Pubmed reference: 29974967. DOI: 10.1111/age.12679.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 Aug 2018