Journal of Genetics

, 54:42 | Cite as

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

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  • J. L. Sirlin


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.


House Mouse Recombination Fraction Double Heterozygote Adult normM Mouse Bridge Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Sirlin
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    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Biology ‘Juan Noé’University of ChileChile
  2. 2.Institute of Animal GeneticsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh

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