Patchy fur, a mouse coat mutation associated with X-Y nondisjunction, maps to the pseudoautosomal boundary region.
Genomics 1998 Dec 15;54(3):556-9
Patchy fur is a semidominant X-linked mutation in the mouse, resulting in a sparse coat. The Paf mutation also alters the normal segregation of the X and the Y chromosomes during male meiosis by causing nondisjunction at anaphase I. Analysis of 1139 female meioses from an intersubspecific backcross using 15 PCR-based markers localizes Paf to an approximately 0.2-cM interval that includes the pseudoautosomal boundary. The meiotic nondisjunction phenotype may result from a chromosomal rearrangement that includes pseudoautosomal sequences and affects XY pairing. Copyright 1998 Academic Press.
Korobova, O; Lane, P W.; Perry, J; Palmer, S; Ashworth, A; Davisson, M T.; and Arnheim, N, " Patchy fur, a mouse coat mutation associated with X-Y nondisjunction, maps to the pseudoautosomal boundary region." (1998). Faculty Research 1990 - 1999. 1182.
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