TABLE 1.

Inheritance of the lpa2 deletion allele

Parental lpa2 genotypesNo. (%) of offspring with lpa2 genotype aNo. of −/− expected
+/++/−−/−
Wild-type background
    +/+ × +/−125 (52)115 (48)0 (0)0
    +/− × +/−52 (24)110 (51)53 (25)54
    +/− × −/−0 (0)133 (53)118 (47)133
Ratio of sexes (female:male)90:85188:17096:93
lpa1 (−/−) background
    +/− × +/−14 (27)29 (56)9 (17)14
    +/− × −/−0 (0)28 (57)21 (43)28
  • a Numbers of individual progeny genotyped from the indicated crosses are shown. In parentheses is the percentage of each genotype from a particular cross. Tailing was done at weaning age (approximately 3 weeks).