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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Inbred Strain
Definition A strain that is essentially homozygous at all loci. In mice, a strain produced from brother-sister matings for at least 20 sequential generations. C57BL/6J is a widely-used inbred strain of mouse.
See also the Rules for Nomenclature of Mouse and Rat Strains.

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last database update
11/11/2014
MGI 5.20
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