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Inbred Strains of Mice: OUCW

OUCW Syn: NZCW.

Inbr: F45 +. Origin: As OUBW; at F6 a chocolate and white male was mated with a black and white littermate. From this pair a pair of chocolate and white siblings was selected.


Characteristics

Average life-span: males 640, females 540 days. Average litter size 6; increase in amount of lymphoid tissue, thymic enlargement common; hybrids with NZB have enlarged abdominal lymph nodes (Hall and Simpson, 1975).


Hall W. H. and Simpson L. 0 (1975) The origins of some hitherto undescribed inbred mouse strains. Lab. Anim. 9, 139-142. \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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