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- Wang, Shasha, et al. Show all 16 Authors
- Gene 2019 v.688 pp. 98-106
- chickens; ducks; feathers; feet; gene expression; head; molecular weight; oils; ontogeny; skull; staining; China
- ... The Chinese Crested duck (Fengtou duck) reappeared in China recently. Along with white feathers and a black bill and feet, the Fengtou duck has a high feather crest. This breed can be used for ornamental purposes or as a model organism; however, little is known about the genetic basis and development of its distinct morphological features. In this study, we observed the skull and feather crest of ...