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Inbred Strains of Mice: RB


Inbr (Bg) 45. Albino; c. Origin: Swiss albino stock from dealer selected for high incidence of audiogenic seizures (Frings and Frings 1953). Susceptible to audiogenic seizures. Inbred since 1959. Maintained by Bg.


Inbr (Bg) 55. Albino; c. Origin: as for RB/1, but selected for resistance to audiogenic seizures. Maintained by Bg.

Frings H. and Frings M. (1953) The production of stocks of albino mice with predictable susceptibilities to audiogenic seizures. Behav. 5, 305-319. \par

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

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