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C57BL/6 aged inbred mice

LOCATION

Characteristics / Husbandry

  • Coat: Black
  • Haplotype: H-2b
  • Most widely-used inbred strain
  • Low tumor incidence
  • High preference for alcohol
  • Microphthalmia
  • Incidence of hydrocephalous
  • The C57BL/6JRccHsd subline does not carry the Nnt (nicotinamide nucleotice transhydrogenase) gene deletion
  • The C57BL/6JOlaHsd subline carries a deletion at the alpha synuclien locus
  • Litter average: 6.0
Research Use & Related Publications
Metabolism
Cardiovascular
Memory
Osteoarthritis
Neoplasia
Immune response
Longevity
Vision and hearing
Motor skills
Renal degeneration
Age-associated pathology
Neurobiology
Reproductive senescence
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