SCID mice possess a genetic autosomal recessive mutation (scid). Discovered in 1980 by Bosma in C.B-17/Icr mice at Fox Chase Cancer Center. SCID mice show a severe combined immunodeficiency affecting both B and T lymphocytes. They have normal NK cells, macrophages, and granulocytes. To Charles River in 1991 from an Iffa Credo foundation colony.

Coat Color

White (albino)

Ideal For:

Tumor biology and xenograft research

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Informational Resources: Fox Chase SCID® Mouse

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