Felis catus (n=18 + X + Y) The domestic cat is coming more into its own of recent years as a laboratory animal and it is hoped that greater attention will be paid to the more formal aspects of the species’ genetics. About 20 mutant genes have been described but few of these have featured in studies on their possible linkage relationships. A detailed account of these mutants and of the animal’s genetics may be found in Robinson (1959, 1971).


Coat Colour Chiasma Frequency Independent Assortment Laboratory Mammal Hair Texture 
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