Developed by C.C. Little in 1921, from a mating of Miss Abby Lathrop’s stock that also gave rise to strains C57BR and C57L.
Strains 6 and 10 separated about 1937. To The Jackson Laboratory in 1948 from Hall. To NIH in 1951 from The Jackson Laboratory at F32. To Charles River in 1974 from NIH.
- Coat Color: Black
MHC Haplotype: H2b
- Ideal For: general multipurpose model, diet-induced obesity, transgenic/knockout model development, safety and efficacy testing, immunology
- Strain Code: 027