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Table 1 Two non-synonomous SNPs in the coding sequence of MLPH in a selection of different chicken phenotypes.

From: A single point-mutation within the melanophilin gene causes the lavender plumage colour dilution phenotype in the chicken

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
  1. 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.
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