of Mice: SF
Inbr (Dn) 42+32. Agouti +.
Origin: wild mice trapped in coal mine
and sib-mated by M.Barnawell (Berkeley CA) as 'Corte Madera' to Cambridge
1959. Maint. by Dn.
Inbr: 45. Genet: a
Selected for late sexual maturity of males. Mean age of first fertile
mating formerly 58.8 days, now 52 days; mean body weight at 100 days,
Inbr: 36. Genet: A, b.
Selected for late sexual maturity in males. Mean age of first fertile
mating. 58.2 days; mean weight body at 100 days, 32.3 g.
Inb : 42 + 8. Genet: +. Origin: Wild mice trapped in a coal mine and sib-mated
to F10 by M. Barnawell (Berkeley, Calif.) as `Corte Madera', to Cambridge
Adrenal X zone relatively and absolutely large in females; very poorly
developed zona glomerulosa (Wallace, 1970
High serum complement activity (c.f. 8/26) (Ong
et al 1989
Ong G. L. and
Mattes M. J. (1989) Mouse strains with typical mammalian levels of complement
activity. J. Immunol. Methods 125, 147-158.
Wallace M. E. (1970)
An unprecedented number of mutants in a colony of wild mice. Environmental
Pollution 1, 175-184.
INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
MRC Toxicology Unit, Hodgkin Building,
University of Leicester,