What is MiserMiceGuy about?

MisterMiceGuy produces blog posts and social media content that covers interdisciplinary science topics such as behavioral neuroendocrinology and animal husbandry. MisterMiceGuy also focuses on specific topics such as reproduction, developmental biology, domestic phenotypes and altered stress responses.

Pink-eyed dilution gene

Young mice exhibiting the pink-eyed dilution gene (MisterMiceGuy 2019). The first documented version of the pink-eyed dilution mutation is believed to come from Asia and today there are over 100 documented varieties. Some of them occurred due to spontaneous natural mutations while others were induced mutations by means of x-ray or chemical mutagens. The genes …

The Long Hair Genes

Pied Recessive Yellow mouse with long hair (Photo Credit: MisterMiceGuy) MisterMiceGuy has always been enamored with long haired animals and mice are no exception. In fact is seems that long haired mice are very popular among pet owners and hobby breeders in general (The Finnish Mouse Club 2020). Because of this MisterMiceGuy is incorporating long …