What comes out of your research depends in large part on what goes into your research models. Ensuring your study animals have the most appropriate diet is critical to maintaining consistent, reliable research data.
The C57BL/6N subline carries a retinal degeneration 8 mutation (rd8)
The C57BL/6JRccHsd subline doesn’t carry the Nnt (nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase) gene-deletion
Origin: The C57BL/JRccHsd mice originate from Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine and were moved in 1973 to RCC Ltd. (formerly Ibm and BRL) in Füllinsdorf, Switzerland. To Harlan Laboratories through acquisition in 2004. Harlan became Envigo in 2015.