of Mice: DKI
Inbr: F61. Albino. Genet: a, c
. Strain developed from dd outbred
stock of Central Laboratory of Experimental Animals. Inbreeding started
by B. Kitasato in 1953.
Susceptible to Salmonella enteritidis.
A congenic strain in which
the gene for resistance found in C3H/He has been backcrossed to DKI has
beendeveloped (Kishimoto, 1972
Inbr (Jko) N11F36. Origin: Cross of DKI/Jko x C3H/He, followed by backcrossing
to DKI with selection for a gene for relative resistance to Salmonella
Maint. by Jko
(1972) Breeding of coisogenic mice for studying natural resistance to
infection. Exp. Animals (Japan) 21, 47-55.
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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University of Leicester,