OMIA 002416-8932 : Eye colour, SLC2A11B-related in Columba livia
Si et al. (2021) have identified the same variant in a different study: "Using a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in 92 pigeons, we mapped the pearl iris trait to a 9 kb region containing the facilitative glucose transporter gene SLC2A11B. A nonsense mutation (W49X) leading to a premature stop codon in SLC2A11B was identified as the causal variant. Transcriptome analysis suggested that SLC2A11B loss of function may downregulate the xanthophore-differentiation gene CSF1R and the key pteridine biosynthesis gene GCH1, thus resulting in the pearl iris phenotype."
Maclary et al. (2021) identified the same nonsense variant in exon 3 of SLC2A11B which was previously reported by Andrade et al. (2021) and Si et al.; 2021) as likely causal variant for pearl iris colour in several pigeon breeds.Associated gene:
|Symbol||Description||Species||Chr||Location||OMIA gene details page||Other Links|
|SLC2A11B||Columba livia||-||no genomic information (-..-)||SLC2A11B||Ensembl|
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|OMIA Variant ID||Breed(s)||Variant Phenotype||Gene||Allele||Type of Variant||Source of Genetic Variant||Reference Sequence||Chr.||g. or m.||c. or n.||p.||Verbal Description||EVA ID||Inferred EVA rsID||Year Published||PubMed ID(s)||Acknowledgements|
|1298||Pearl-eye||SLC2A11B||tr||nonsense (stop-gain)||Naturally occurring variant||AKCR02000030.1||g.1895934G>A||p.(W49X)||Andrade et al. (2021): "This mutation creates a premature STOP codon in exon 3 of the likely canonical SLC2A11B transcript."||2021||33621224|
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.
|2021||Andrade, P., Gazda, M.A., Araújo, P.M., Afonso, S., Rasmussen, J.A., Marques, C.I., Lopes, R.J., Gilbert, M.T.P., Carneiro, M. :|
|Molecular parallelisms between pigmentation in the avian iris and the integument of ectothermic vertebrates. PLoS Genet 17:e1009404, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33621224. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009404.|
|Andrade, P., Carneiro, M. :|
|Pterin-based pigmentation in animals. Biol Lett 17:20210221, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34403644. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0221.|
|Maclary, E.T., Phillips, B., Wauer, R., Boer, E.F., Bruders, R., Gilvarry, T., Holt, C., Yandell, M., Shapiro, M.D. :|
|Two Genomic Loci Control Three Eye Colors in the Domestic Pigeon (Columba livia). Mol Biol Evol 38:5376-5390, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34459920. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab260.|
|Si, S., Xu, X., Zhuang, Y., Gao, X., Zhang, H., Zou, Z., Luo, S.J. :|
|The genetics and evolution of eye color in domestic pigeons (Columba livia). PLoS Genet 17:e1009770, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34460822. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009770.|
|1987||Oliphant, L.W. :|
|Observations on the pigmentation of the pigeon iris. Pigment Cell Res 1:202-8, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3508278. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0749.1987.tb00414.x.|
|1939||Hollander, WF, Owen, RD :|
|Iris pigmentation in domestic pigeons Genetica 21:408-419, 1939.|
- Created by Imke Tammen2 on 03 Sep 2021