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Inbred Strains of Mice: DM


Inbr. F70+10 (Shi). Albino: a,B,c,D,S. Origin: One pair of inbred dd mice (F69) from Ms to Shionogi Research Labs. in 1971. Coat colour genes of DM/Ms are reported to be A,b,c (Exp. Anim. 17:31, 1968), but this substrain is a,B. Maintained by Shi.


Inbr: 42. Genet: c. Origin: Germany; to Kitasato Inst. about 1910-1920, to Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Tokyo, 1944, to Hokkaido Univ. 1945.


Good reproductive performance, good nursing, docile character. substrain DM/Ms separated at F12 (Tajima, 1968).

Tajima Y. (1968) Stansardized nomenclature for inbred strains of mice. Experimental animals in cancer research. Japanese Cancer Association Gann Monograph 5, 123-128. \par

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

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