OMIA 000587-9823 : Legless in Sus scrofa

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: The absence of all four legs.

Inheritance: Johnson and Lush (1939) provided convincing evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance of this lethal disorder.


1939 Johnson, D.H., Lush, J.L. :
"Legless", a new lethal in swine Genetics 24:79 only, 1939.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005