of Mice: DH
Inbr 32 (Jah, Aug. 1995). Genet. a, Dh
, albino. Origin: Institute
of Medical Science, University of Tokyo. C57BL/6xC3H/HeF1 mice from J
were crossed with BALB/c-nu/nu once and mice with an albino coat colour
were selected, and the nu gene was eliminated. Obtained by Jah in 1986.
Carries the dominant hemimelia gene Dh
). High incidence of lethality among F1 Dh/+
resulting from a cross between DDD females and DH-Dh/+
however, this is not observed in the reciprocal cross (Suto et al, 1996
Green M. C. (1989) Catalog
of mutant genes and polymorphic loci, in Genetic variants and strains
of the laboratory mouse, 2nd ed. (Lyon M. F. and Searle A. G., eds),
pp. 12-403. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, Tokyo.
Suto J., Wakayama
T., Imamura K., Goto S., and Fukuta K. (1996) High lethality of F1 (dh/+)
male-mice from the cross between DDD female and Dh (Dh/+) male. Exp.
Anim. 45, 99-101.
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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