of Mice: DSD
Inbr: 44. Genet: A, B, c, S.
Origin: From non-inbred dd stock
of Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Tokyo, in 1953.
Docile character, poor at making nest, occasional mammary tumour. (Tajima, 1968
). Small litter size and low weaning
rate probably due to low pituitary and placental mammotrophin secretion
during pregnancy (Nagasawa et al., 1972
H., Yanai R., and Miyamoto M. (1972) Differences in mammary development
and pituitary and placental mammotropin levels of two inbred strains of
mice (DDD and DSD) established from the common ancestor (dd). Exp.
Animals (Japan) 21, 205-210.
Tajima Y. (1968) Stansardized
nomenclature for inbred strains of mice. Experimental animals in cancer
research. Japanese Cancer Association Gann Monograph 5,
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
MRC Toxicology Unit, Hodgkin Building,
University of Leicester,