Mustela vision (n=14 + X + Y) The mink is apparently of greater commercial, rather than laboratory, value at this time. However, considerable interest is taken in the retention and propagation of colour mutants and a large number have been described. In most cases, sufficient breeding data have been published to establish the mode of inheritance of individual mutants but little on the possible linkage relationships between the mutants. A general account of mink genetics is provided by Shackleford (1957). The value of mink as a laboratory animal is discussed by Padget, Gorham, and Henson (1968).
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