Type: Outbred mice
Origin: Swiss-type mouse, which Clara Lynch gave to Poiley in 1937. He maintained an inbred line of this animal until the 51st generation, before he transferred it to the Naval Medical Research Institute. Introduced into Charles River Laboratories in 1979 from the Central Institute for Laboratory Animal Breeding - Hannover (Germany).
Coat color: White (albino)
Strain code: 605
Ideal for: General purpose model, toxicology, teratology, pharmacology (especially in psychopharmacology for behavioral studies) and physiology
Bred in: Germany, France
Health reports: Using strain nomenclature find the strain at links below
- animals health reports bred in Charles River Germany
- animals health reports bred in Charles River France
Note: We also offer the NMRI mice with a SOPF health profile.
*Photos provided courtesy of Charles River