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Inbred Strains of Mice: BN


Inbr: 55. Genet: A, B, c, D, H2bp . Origin: Anna Dux, Gliwice, September 1950 from unknown parents. F13 taken to Warsaw June 1956, where it was split into two substrains, inbreeding continued.


35% lung tumours at 662 days; 7.1% leukaemia at 647 days; 23% chronic nephritis at 562 days. Used for carrying transplantable vaginal epithelioma G93 (Czarnomska and Wezykowa, 1971).


Inbr: 60. Genet and Origin: see BN/a.


Lung tumours 25% at 629 days; l.8% leukaemia at 512 days in females, 13% chronic nephritis at 493 days; used for carrying transplantable vaginal epithelioma G94.

Czarnomska A. and Wezykowa J. (1971) Some genetic characteristics of BN/a and BN/b inbred strains of mice. Genet. Polon. 12, 529-536.

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

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