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Inbred Strains of Mice: G

G/Gw

Inbr: 75 +. Origin: Goodale, selected for body weight, to Gowen at Iowa State; b x s inbreeding; to Nash at Colorado State 1967.


Characteristics

Hyperglycaemic, with mean plasma glucose levels of 230 mg/100 ml at 60 days, at which time males are about 41 g and females 35 g. Normal response curve following i.p. glucose tolerance test and no gross pathological changes with aging (Nash and Logsdon, 1974).


Nash D. J. and Logsdon D. F. (1974) Characteristics of a new hyperglycemia in an inbred strain of mice. Am. Zool. 14, 1277. \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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