C57BL/6 inbred mice

Characteristics / Husbandry

  • Coat: Black
  • Haplotype: H-2b
  • Most widely-used inbred strain
  • Low tumor incidence
  • High preference for alcohol
  • Microphthalmia
  • Incidence of hydrocephalous
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C57BL/6JOlaHsd mice originate from the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. In 1974 to the Laboratory Animal Centre, Carshalton UK. To Olac in 1983 (now Envigo).

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