of Mice: DMC
Inbr: F29. Genet: c
. Origin: A single pair obtained by Div. Labs.
& Res., State Dept. Health, Albany, in 1930; interstock breeding 1930-1942,
b x s 1942-1962. In 1962, two pregnant females were hysterectomised and
the progeny were fostered on germ-free NIH mice.
Vigorous, prolific, extended breeding life, good longevity. Average litter
size greater than seven. No spontaneous tumours; used in tumour immunology;
good vehicle for ascites tumours.
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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