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Inbred Strains of Mice: FM

FM

Inbr: 31. Genet: Pink-eyed. Origin: From Ueno Zoo to Dept. Zool., Kyushu Univ., to Natl. Inst. Genet., to Inst. Infect. Diseases, Univ. Tokyo. Inbreeding started in 1958. (Supposed to have originated from mongrels of Japanese fancy mice.)


Characteristics

High incidence of mammary tumours. (Tajima, 1968).


Tajima Y. (1968) Stansardized nomenclature for inbred strains of mice. Experimental animals in cancer research. Japanese Cancer Association Gann Monograph 5, 123-128. \par


INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
Michael FW Festing
MRC Toxicology Unit, Hodgkin Building,
University of Leicester, UK

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