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