A mutation in the ROR2 gene is linked to beak size reduction in numerous breeds of domestic pigeons. Surprisingly, mutations in ROR2 also underlie a human disorder called Robinow syndrome.
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U researchers discover the gene that drives diverse patterns on pigeon wings has unexpected links to human blindness.
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