OMIA 000374-120794 : Feather colour, extended black in Falco rusticolus

In other species: chicken , red-footed booby , black swan , Coscoroba swan , Bananaquit , helmeted guineafowl , Lesser snow goose , , , brown booby , zebra finch , ruff , rock pigeon

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 266300 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2012

Associated gene:

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


2012 Zhan, X.J., Dixon, A., Fox, N.C., Bruford, M.W. :
Missense SNP of the MC1R gene is associated with plumage variation in the Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). Anim Genet 43:460-2, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22497627. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2011.02263.x.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Dec 2011
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  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 22 Mar 2012