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Inbred Strains of Mice: K

K

Inbr ?. Albino A,b,c. Origin: Probably from the Rockefeller Inst. in the 1930's. To Gowen, Ames in about 1937. One of four strains from Rockefeller characterised for bacterial and/or viral resistance. This strain is listed as resistant to both (though this is relative). To D.Grahn, Aregonne in 1963. Moderate resistance to S. typhimurium. Sensitive to irradiation. Long life expectancy. No special neoplasia.

KC

Now designated CPB-K.



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

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