About   Help   FAQ
Inbred Strains of Mice: SIM

SIM [Sandos Inbred Mice]

Inbr: F 20 + (?). Albino. Origin: A strain of Swiss mice highly susceptible to Friend virus. Congenic line SIM.R has been developed by backcrossing resistance gene from C57BL/6 (Ware and Axelrad, 1972). (NOTE: This is not the SIMPSON strain.)

Ware L. M. and Axelrad A. A. (1972) Inherited resistance to N- and B-tropic murine leukemia viruses in vitro: evidence that congenic mouse strains SIM and SIM.R differ at the Fv-1 locus. Virology 50, 339-348. \par

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

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
Citing These Resources
Funding Information
Warranty Disclaimer & Copyright Notice
Send questions and comments to User Support.
last database update
MGI 6.14
The Jackson Laboratory