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Vacillans, a neurological mutant in the house mouse linked with brown

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Vacillans is a gene that conditions a complex syndrome involving the muscular co-ordination, behaviour and reflexes, as well as some metabolic abnormality. The syndrome seems to a large extent independent of the residual genotype. It behaves as a recessive, and the symbolvc is proposed. Vacillans is linked withbrown, in the linkage group VIII, with a recombination value of 5.5 ±1.9% in females. Double heterozygotes of vacillans andshaker-1,agitans, ataxia andreeler show no interaction. The compoundvc/vc;sh-1/sh-1 is described.

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Sirlin, J.L. Vacillans, a neurological mutant in the house mouse linked with brown. J Genet 54, 42 (1956). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02981700

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