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Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: DCT
Description: dopachrome tautomerase
Alias: L-dopachrome tautomerase
Species: Japanese quail

Top Publications

  1. Niwa T, Mochii M, Nakamura A, Shiojiri N. Plumage pigmentation and expression of its regulatory genes during quail development--histochemical analysis using Bh (black at hatch) mutants. Mech Dev. 2002;118:139-46 pubmed
    ..relating to melanocyte development (Mitf, MelEM antigen, Kitl, Kit and EdnrB2) and melanin pigment production (Dct, Tyrp1, Tyr and Mmp115) in Bh mutant and wild-type embryos throughout development...