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Inbred Strains of Mice: CS


Inbr: 61. Genet: a, b, c, D, s. Origin: Established in 1956 from hybrids between NBC and SII, both now extinct. Unrelated to IVCS.


Carries new endogenous mammary tumour viruses Mtv-42-45 (Wajjwalku et al 1991). Good reproductive performance; quick moving; Japanese crooked tail 16%.

Wajjwalku W., Takahashi M., Miyaishi O., Lu J., Sakata K., Yokoi T., Saga S., Imai M., Matsuyama M., and Hoshino M. (1991) Tissue distribution of mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) antigens and new endogenous MMTV loci in Japanese laboratory mouse strains. Jpn. J. Cancer Res. 82, 1413-1420. \par

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

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