Phenotypes, with respect to cutaneous melanocytic lesions, of 37 Duroc swine from five matings were analyzed prospectively. No evidence for a recessive or X-linked trait was found. Larger numbers of animals will have to be studied to determine whether the presence of these tumors is a multifactorial or autosomal dominantly transmitted trait.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Heredity|
|State||Published - Sep 1985|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors are affiliated, respectively, with the Departments of Dermatology; Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, and Medicine; Division of Genetics, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Supported by NIH National Research Service Award 5F32AMO680O-2 and a grant from the Dermatology Foundation, Evanston, Illinois. Please address reprint requests to Dr. Hordinsky. © 1985, American Genetic Association.