Polydactyly in Mice

@article{Fisher1950PolydactylyIM,
  title={Polydactyly in Mice},
  author={Rory A. Fisher},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1950},
  volume={165},
  pages={407-407}
}
  • R. Fisher
  • Published 11 March 1950
  • Biology
  • Nature
THE genetics of polydactyly have attracted attention in a good many organisms, and in mice the pioneer researches of Fortuyn1, Murray2 and others have sufficed to reveal a situation of more than ordinary complexity. The first substantial step towards bringing the problem within reach of experimental elucidation was taken by Holt3 at the Galton Laboratory at University College, London, who demonstrated that by systematic selection a strain could be constructed manifesting polydactyly in nearly… 

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