OMIA 000146-9615 : Brachydactyly in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: chicken , pig , rabbit

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Abnormal shortness of the digits.

Species-specific description: As described by Green (1957), this disorder is "a recessive mutant which reduces the size and function of the outside toes on the front and sometimes the hind feet, with the result that the affected animals are really "two-toed" on those feet".

Reference


1957 Green, EL :
Mutant stocks of cats and dogs offered for research Journal of Heredity 48:56-58, 1957.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 03 Oct 2011