Developed from the transfer of the nude gene from Crl:NU-Foxn1nu to a CD-1® mouse through a series of crosses and backcrosses beginning in 1979 at Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA. The animal lacks a thymus, is unable to produce T-cells, and is therefore immunodeficient.

Coat Color

Hairless, albino background

Ideal For:

Tumor biology and xenograft research

Strain Code:

086 (Homozygous), 087 (Heterozygous, not immunodeficient)

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