OMIA 002156-46218 : Feather colour, Blue Face in Coturnix chinensis

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Co-Dominant

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2018

Molecular basis: Araguas et al. (2018) reported p.Glu92Lys as a likely causal variant for Blue Face, noting that this is the same variant as causing Extended Brown in Japanese quail (OMIA 001435-93934).

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, Blue Face MC1R missense Feather colour, Blue Face 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