OMIA:002481-8843 : Angel wing in Anser anser (domestic goose)

In other species: Mallard , Muscovy duck

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Inheritance: Francis et al. (1967) provided evidence of the results of planned matings that suggested some form of inheritance of this trait, but not autosomal recessive inheritance.

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

Breed: White Chinese (Goose (domestic)) (VBO_0000879).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:002481-8843: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1967 Francis, D.W., Roberson, R.H., Holland, L.A. :
Observations on “Angel Wing” in White Chinese Geese Poultry Science 46:768-769, 1967.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 25 Nov 2021