of Mice: KSN
Inbr (Kuj) F39+23 (June 1995). Albino. Genet.c nu
A female nude mouse with good nursing ability and her litter mate obtained
during the development of a DDD/1-nu/+ congenic strain, with the nude
gene originating from a BALB/c-nu strain (Sudo
and Suzuki, 1987, Sudo et al, 1989
Congenic strains carrying beige (bg
), X-linked immune deficiency
) and both these have also been developed (Ishigaki et al, 1996
Y., Hayakawa J. I., Hashimoto N., Nikaido H., and Nikaido O. (1996) New
immunodeficient mouse strains bred by introducing beige and xid mutations
into the KSN nude strain. Lab. Animal Sci. 46, 418-424.
Sudo K. and
Suzuki K. (1987) Establishment of new inbred nude strain. Mouse N.L.
Sudo K., Suzuki
K., Matsumoto K., Furuya T., and Kurokawa W. (1989) Characteristics of
the KSN inbred mice: a strain of self-perpetuating nude mice, in Immune-Defficient
Animals in Experimental Medicine (Wu B.-Q. and Zheng J., eds), pp.
45-49. Karger, Basil.
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
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