Scierai ectasia associated with hereditary retinal dysplasia in a mutant strain of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).

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Ocular defects and age-related lesions in mutant (GUB strain) Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), phenotypically characterised by silver plumage, are described. Grossly, a circular area of hypopigmentation in the posterior retina with thinning of the subjacent sciera was observed in all GUB quails. As the birds matured, the thinned sciera… (More)

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@article{Shibuya1997ScieraiEA, title={Scierai ectasia associated with hereditary retinal dysplasia in a mutant strain of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).}, author={K. Shibuya and Tetsuo Nunoya and Motoshi Tajima and Makoto Mizutani}, journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A}, year={1997}, volume={26 1}, pages={53-61} }