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Genes : b-2

Symbol b-2
Character egg colour
Chr.No 6
Map 29.1
Name brown egg 2
Explanation Gene affecting egg color. Maternale inheritance.Spontaneous;serosa cells pigmented light brown, maternal inheritance in F1 egg color but ordinary inheritance in F2;transmission of 3-hydroxykynurenine from hemolymph to the ovum is somehow prevented, and enzyme action in serosa cells is too weak to convert it into pigments: Typical maternal inheritance in egg color of b-2na (maternal brown of Nagashima) .
Allele b-2na, b-2S, b-n
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Reference Uda?[8-322] ,Genetics
Related strains e32, f13, m201, m203
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