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Sex-Ratio in Mice

Naturevolume 191page89 (1961) | Download Citation

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THE impression gained from glancing through our mouse record cards suggested to us an unusual sex-ratio in some of our strains ; some strains appeared to be consistently producing more males than females or vice versa. As impressions are notoriously misleading, it was decided to carry out a brief analysis.

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    Bartlett, D. G., Horne, N., Kettle, J. L., and Oliver, P. S., J. Anim. Tech. Assoc., 10, 116 (1959).

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  1. AUGUSTIN VLČEK: World Health Organization Fellow 1959.

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  1. Laboratory Animals Centre, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Carshalton, Surrey

    • MARGARET J. COOK
  2. Centrum Laboratornich Zvířat, Konárovice, Kolín, Czechoslovakia

    • AUGUSTIN VLČEK

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