From a cross of a Bagg albino female and a DBA male by Strong in 1920. The CBA strain was selected for a low mammary tumour incidence. Transferred via The Jackson Laboratory to Haldane and Gruneberg in 1932. To Carter (CBA/Ca) in 1947. VAF/Plus breed stock to Charles River Laboratories UK from Glaxo in 1992.

MHC Haplotype

H-1a, H-2k, H-3

Ideal For:

Research applications include brain development, neurochemistry and behavioural studies

Strain Code:


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  • UK

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