OMIA 002278-9135 : Feather colour, mosaic in Serinus canaria

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 611740 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

History: Mosaic is actually a breed created by crossing the red siskin (Spinus cucullatus) with the common canary (Serinus canaria) and then backcrossing to the canary while selecting for pigmentation.

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
BCO2 beta-carotene oxygenase 2 Serinus canaria - no genomic information (-..-) BCO2 Homologene, Ensembl, NCBI gene

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Jun 2020