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Inbred Strains of Mice: SUMS


Inbr (Weller) ?+20. Colour ?. Origin: spontaneous hydrocephalic mutation in a stock at Guy's Hospital, London. To R.O.Weller in 1973 and b x s mating. Carries autosomal recessive unnamed mutation causing hydrocephalus in homozygotes which is lethal by 2-6 weeks of age. It is probably not obstructive hydrocephalus. Maintained by T.Richards, Southampton General Hospital, U.K.


Various lines from mainly commercial sources, inbred in different laboratories, as SWJ/Mk, SWM/Ms, etc. Characteristics may vary widely between strains.

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

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