Due to the challenges inherent in researching and developing anticancer therapeutics, it is important that you have the right tools and resources available to you. Furthermore, selecting the most appropriate animal model is a critical step when designing an oncology study. To help you identify the best fit for your oncology research, Charles River maintains a portfolio of animal models with varying levels of immunodeficiency and phenotypic characteristics.

Strain Hair Coat T-Cell Deficient B-Cell Deficient NK-Cell Deficient
Athymic Nude Mouse No Yes No No
Fox Chase SCID® Mouse Yes Yes Yes No
Fox Chase SCID® Beige Mouse Yes Yes Yes Impaired
NCG Mouse Yes Yes Yes Yes
NOD SCID Mouse Yes Yes Yes Impaired
BALB/c Nude Mouse No Yes No No
CD-1® Nude Mouse No Yes No No
NIH-III Nude Mouse No Yes Yes Impaired
NU/NU Nude Mouse No Yes No No
RNU Nude Rat No Yes No No
SCID Hairless Congenic (SHC™) Mouse No Yes Yes No
SCID Hairless Outbred (SHO®) Mouse No Yes Yes No
SCID/NCr Mouse Yes Yes Yes No