Athymic Nude Mouse Model by Charles River
This immunodeficient nude mouse originated from NIH and was originally thought to be a BALB/c congenic. It was later determined that it was not inbred and is therefore maintained as an outbred. It is not associated with any stock or strain. The animal lacks a thymus, is unable to produce T cells, and is therefore immunodeficient. To Charles River from NCI in 2010.
Coat Color: Hairless, albino background
Ideal For: Tumor biology and xenograft research
Strain Code: 491 ... Read more