Journal of Genetics

, 57:35 | Cite as

‘Lurcher’, a new gene in linkage group XI of the house mouse

  • Rita J. S. Phillips

6. Summary

Lurcher, Lc, a new mutant of the house mouse with neuromuscular action, is semidominant and is lethal in the homozygote, which dies soon after birth. The cause of death is not known. It is in Linkage Group XI, lying about 8 centimorgans beyondwaved-1 with respect toWhite. Lurcher females have smaller litters.


Litter Size House Mouse Neuromuscular Action Nation Nation Average Litter Size 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. Bunker, H. andSnell, G. D. 1948. Linkage of White and waved-1.J. Hered.,39, 28.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Carter, T. C., Lyon, M. F. andPhillips, R. J. S. 1955. Gene-tagged chromosome translocations in eleven stocks of mice.J. Genet.,53, 154–166.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Falconer, D. S. 1951. Two new mutants, “Trembler” and “reeler”, with neurological actions in the house mouse (Mus musculus, L.).J. Genet.,50, 192–201.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Slizynski, B. M. 1957. Cytological analysis of translocations in the mouse.J. Genet.,55, 122–130.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Indian Academy of Sciences 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita J. S. Phillips
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Research Council’s Radiobiological Research UnitHarwellEngland

Personalised recommendations