The d locus

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The d Locus
Dilute barless Modena pigeon.
Dilute barless Modena pigeon.
Mutation type Colour modifier
Alleles dilute, pale, wild type.

The d locus is the position of a gene on the Z chromosome with at least four known alleles: dilute, pale, extreme dilute and wild type. The mutations at this locus control a pigeon's colour dilution or intensity.

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