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NMRI

TRADITIONAL OUTBRED MICE
 

Model Number Zygosity Nomenclature
NMRI-F  
BomTac:NMRI
NMRI-M  
BomTac:NMRI
  • Description
  • Growth Chart
  • Health Report
  • Phenotyping

Model Description

  • Extensively used as an experimental animal in many fields of general biology as well as in pharmacology and toxicology
  • Commonly used as a control for selection experiments
  • Develops a wide variety of spontaneous tumors and an increasing incidence of renal disease with age
 

Origin: The NMRI outbred model was developed by Lynch et al. Poiley of the National Institutes of Health received stock from Lynch in 1937. The mice were inbred as NIH/P1. The Naval Medical Research Institute (NMRI) received stock from Lynch. Zentralinstitut für Versuchstierzucht in Hannover Germany (Han) received stock from NMRI. The mice were random bred. M&B A/S (now Taconic Europe) received stock from Han in 1961 and again in 1985. The mice are maintained as an outbred stock.

Color: Albino

Coat Color Loci:  
A/a, Tyrc


Genetics: 
  • Immunology: H2q
 


Animal Diet: