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Inbred Strains of Mice: LTS


Inbr (A) 98. Albino: c. Origin: Muhlbock, from P.Loustalot, Ciba, Basel 1954. Maint. by A.


High mammary tumour incidence in both virgin and breeding females; closely related to LIS/A and STS/A, as deduced from isoenzyme patterns. A fostered low-tumour line, LTSfA, is also kept. Leukosis 6% in unfostered substrain and 18% in fostered substrain (Hilgers and Galesloot, 1973).

Hilgers J. and Galesloot J. (1973) Genetic control of MuLV-gs expression in crosses between high and low leukemia incidence strains. Int. J. Cancer 11, 780-793. \par

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

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