The masked rat. An X-ray induced mutant with chronic blepharitis, alopecia, and pasteurellosis.

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An autosomal recessive mutation had been previously X-ray-induced in the rat and named the masked rat (genotype mk/mk). This study describes the mutant's appearance, histology, and microflora. The rat's eyelids were swollen, often to the point of closure, and its face was partially covered by a brownish crust, giving the mutant a mask-like appearance. The… (More)

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@article{Kent1976TheMR, title={The masked rat. An X-ray induced mutant with chronic blepharitis, alopecia, and pasteurellosis.}, author={Richard Kent and Marvin A. Lutzner and Charlotte C Thim Hansen}, journal={The Journal of heredity}, year={1976}, volume={67 1}, pages={3-5} }