Table 1

Two non-synonomous SNPs in the coding sequence of MLPH in a selection of different chicken phenotypes.

Phenotype

Nucleotide at position 103

Nucleotide at position 1356


C/C

C/T

T/T

A/A

A/G

G/G


White

27

0

0

18

5

4

Silver

7

0

0

7

0

0

Black/Brown

13

14

0

24

0

3

Mottled

18

0

0

18

0

0

Lavender

0

0

15

0

0

15


Only base pair position 103, causing the R35W substitution, was shared by all the lavender phenotypes studied and those that were expected to be heterozygous at this locus.

Vaez et al. BMC Genetics 2008 9:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-7

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