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Outbred Mice


  • Origin –  Imported from Taconic in 2009.
  • Common name/s – Swiss
  • Special characteristics – This strain is known for its large litters and excellent mothering abilities. Frequently used as a recipient mother for embryo transfers.
  • A background finding with this strain is a mild to moderate incidence of cystically dilated tubules in the kidneys. While this is not associated with renal dysfunction, it may be noted during routine histopathology.