OMIA:002328-9031 : Behaviour in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: rainbow trout , Japanese medaka , Great Tit , white-tufted-ear marmoset , Rhesus monkey , Yellow baboon , hamadryas baboon , pygmy chimpanzee , chimpanzee , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , taurine cattle , indicine cattle (zebu) , goat , sheep , rabbit , deer mice , blackcap , Guinea baboon , Tibetan ground-tit , burrowing owl , Australian zebra finch

Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Species-specific name: 'domestication gene'

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:002328-9031: 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.

2023 Bendesky, A., Brew, J., Francis, K.X., Corbetto, E.F.T., Ariza, A.G., Baena, S.N., Shimmura, T. :
Noncoding genetic variation in ISPD distinguishes gamecocks from nongame chickens. bioRxiv , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37662209. DOI: 10.1101/2023.08.16.553562.
Bendesky, A., Brew, J., Francis, K.X., Tello Corbetto, E.F., González Ariza, A., Nogales Baena, S., Shimmura, T. :
The main genetic locus associated with the evolution of gamecocks is centered on ISPD. G3 (Bethesda) , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37991999. DOI: 10.1093/g3journal/jkad267.
Gjøen, J., Cunha, F., Jensen, P. :
Selection for reduced fear of humans changes brain and cerebellum size in red junglefowl in line with effects of chicken domestication. Brain Sci 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37508920. DOI: 10.3390/brainsci13070988.
Gjøen, J., Cunha, F., Jensen, P. :
Correction: Gjøen et al. Selection for reduced fear of humans changes brain and cerebellum size in red junglefowl in line with effects of chicken domestication. Brain Sci. 2023, 13, 988. Brain Sci 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37891869. DOI: 10.3390/brainsci13101465.
Huang, C., Hao, E., Yue, Q., Liu, M., Wang, D., Chen, Y., Shi, L., Zeng, D., Zhao, G., Chen, H. :
Malfunctioned inflammatory response and serotonin metabolism at the microbiota-gut-brain axis drive feather pecking behavior in laying hens. Poult Sci 102:102686, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37327743. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2023.102686.
Ishikawa, A., Takanuma, T., Hashimoto, N., Goto, T., Tsudzuki, M. :
New behavioral handling test reveals temperament differences in native Japanese chickens. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 38003175. DOI: 10.3390/ani13223556.
Oscarsson, R., Jensen, P. :
Potential domestication and tameness effects on prosocial behaviour in chickens. PLoS One 18:e0287213, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37352138. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0287213.
Terashima, M., Velasco, V.V., Goto, N., Tsudzuki, M., Ishikawa, A. :
Differences in innate fear behaviour in native Japanese chickens. Br Poult Sci , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37132515. DOI: 10.1080/00071668.2023.2207735.
Tiemann, I., Becker, S., Fournier, J., Damiran, D., Büscher, W., Hillemacher, S. :
Differences among domestic chicken breeds in tonic immobility responses as a measure of fearfulness. PeerJ 11:e14703, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37033722. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.14703.
Velasco, V.V., Ochiai, T., Tsudzuki, M., Goto, N., Ishikawa, A. :
Quantitative trait loci mapping of innate fear behavior in day-old F2 chickens of Japanese Oh-Shamo and White Leghorn breeds using restriction site-associated DNA sequencing. Poult Sci 103:103228, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37989001. DOI: 10.1016/j.psj.2023.103228.
Zhou, J., Chang, Y., Li, J., Bao, H., Wu, C. :
Integrating whole-genome resequencing and RNA sequencing data reveals selective sweeps and differentially expressed genes related to nervous system changes in Luxi gamecocks. Genes (Basel) 14:584, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36980855. DOI: 10.3390/genes14030584.
2020 Grottesi, A., Gabbianelli, F., Valentini, A., Chillemi, G. :
Structural and dynamic analysis of G558R mutation in chicken TSHR gene shows altered signal transduction and corroborates its role as a domestication gene. Anim Genet 51:51-57, 2020. Pubmed reference: 31746479. DOI: 10.1111/age.12880.
2016 Karlsson, A.C., Fallahshahroudi, A., Johnsen, H., Hagenblad, J., Wright, D., Andersson, L., Jensen, P. :
A domestication related mutation in the thyroid stimulating hormone receptor gene (TSHR) modulates photoperiodic response and reproduction in chickens. Gen Comp Endocrinol 228:69-78, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26873630. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.02.010.
2015 Karlsson, A.C., Svemer, F., Eriksson, J., Darras, V.M., Andersson, L., Jensen, P. :
The effect of a mutation in the thyroid stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR) on development, behaviour and TH levels in domesticated chickens. PLoS One 10:e0129040, 2015. Pubmed reference: 26053744. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129040.

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