A mutant producing malformations of the sense organs or the central nervous system or striking abnormalities in locomotion or behavior. Hundreds of neurological mutants have been collected in Drosophila, Caenorhabditis, and the mouse. See Chronology, 1969, Hotta and Benzer; 1971, Suzuki et al.; 1981, Chalfie and Sulston; 1986, Tomlinson and Ready.
Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.