OMIA:000810-9103 : Polydactyly in Meleagris gallopavo (turkey)

In other species: rock pigeon , chicken , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , Arabian camel , guanaco , llama , Western roe deer , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , domestic guinea pig , alpaca , springbok

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 174500 (trait) , 605522 (gene) , 188740 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Often called preaxial polydactyly (PPD)

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. (2005). OMIA:000810-9103: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1961 Poole, H.K., Marsden, S.J. :
An autosomal naked mutation and associated polydactylism in Beltsville Small White turkeys Journal of Heredity 52:183-185, 1961.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005