The C locus

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The C Locus
Feral Blue Bar pigeon
Feral pigeon displaying Bar (wild type) at the C locus.
Mutation type Basic pattern
Alleles barless, bar, chequer, T-pattern

The C locus is the position of a gene on a chromosome with four known alleles: barless, bar (wild type), chequer and T-pattern. Thus locus controls the basic pattern of a pigeon.

Linkages

This locus is genetically linked to the S locus and the o locus.