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Inbred Strains of Mice: ACR


Inbr ?. Albino. Origin. AKR substrain to CIBA 1949. Known as AKR/FuA. Genetic contamination in 1953 (see AKR), renamed ACR. Leukaemia only 10-36% and lung adenomas 54-67% in AKR/FuA substrain (Muhlbock and Tengbergen, 1971). Maint. by A.

Muhlbock O. and Tengbergen W. P. Jr. (1971) Instability of characteristics in inbred strains of mice, in Defining the laboratory animal (Schneider H. A., ed), pp. 230-249. Proc. IV ICLAS Symposium, . \par

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

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