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Acromelanic albinism in mammals

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A mutation to acromelanic albinism (symbol c h ) is reported for the Mongolian gerbil, Meriones unguiculatus (Milne-Edwards, 1867). A comparison is made of the characteristics of acromelanic mutants in seven species of mammals. All are basically similar but differ in details.

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Robinson, R. Acromelanic albinism in mammals. Genetica 44, 454–458 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00161317

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  • Mongolian Gerbil