of Mice: AU
Inbr: F? + 35. Genet: a, U, rd+.
R. A. Fisher, about 1937. 50% Gruneberg's CBA, 28.5% Fisher's colour stocks
and 21.5% Gruneberg's wavy stock, the latter two being unrelated stocks
of American origin. To Medawar 1947, to Silvers at F23 in 1957, to Jackson
: Females do not reject male isografts. Unusual induction of kidney beta-glucuronidase
by testosterone (Staats, 1976
). High plasma
cholinesterase activity (1/22) (Angel et al.,
., 1967). Resistant to skin ulceration by DMBA (cf. 9/22) (Thomas et al., 1973
., 1973). High degree
of genetic distinctiveness (2/27) (Taylor, 1972
Carries no detectable endogenous ecotropic MuLV DNA sequences (Jenkins et al 1982
). F1 hybrid crosses with CBA have been
suggested as a good model for auditory research (Henry
and McGinn 1992
). Resistant to the induction of arthritis by type
II collagen (Ortman et al, 1994
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INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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