of Mice: F
Inbr: F140. Silver-grey with white blaze on head. Genet: a, b,
cch, d, s.
Origin: Strong 1926 from
a group of unpedigreed Bussey Institute mice.
High leukaemia in older mice. Resistant to fibrosarcoma induction by methylchol-anthrene
(14/15 in males, 15/15 in females) (Strong, 1952
Low balsa-wood gnawing activity (1/16) Fawdington and Festing (1980).
Strong L. C. (1952)
Differences in response among mice of fifteen inbred strains to the subcutaneous
injection of methylcholanthrene. Yale J. Biol. Med. 25,
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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