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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:kinked vibrissae
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Accession:MP:0001278 term browser browse the term
Definition:sharp bends in the stiff hairs that project from the face around the nose of most mammals, and which act as touch receptors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: kinked contour hair;   kinked sinus hair;   kinked touch hair;   kinked whiskers

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Dsg4 desmoglein 4 IAGP DNA:missense mutation:exon 8 (rat) RGD PMID:15617564 RGD:150521562 NCBI chr18:11,720,844...11,757,927
Ensembl chr18:11,720,975...11,756,234
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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    integument phenotype 168
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 166
        abnormal vibrissa morphology 2
          kinked vibrissae 1
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