Genes that affect the shape of the murine mandible. Congenic strain analysis.
Female, Genes, Genetic-Marker, Male, Mandible: ah, hi, Mice, Mice-Inbred-Strains: ge, Morphogenesis, Polymorphism-(Genetics), SUPPORT-U-S-GOVT-P-H-S
J-Hered. 1985 Mar-Apr; 76(2):107-14.
Small specific regions of the adult murine mandible are found to be expanded or contracted by the effects of genes sorted out as passenger genes in a set of congenic strains. The large estimated number of such genes could provide a genetic basis for morphological change during speciation.
Bailey, D W., " Genes that affect the shape of the murine mandible. Congenic strain analysis." (1985). Faculty Research 1980 - 1989. 656.