Athymic Nude Mouse

Crl:NU(NCr)-Foxn1nu
Immunodeficient
Outbred
Athymic Nude Mouse
Athymic Nude Mouse
Athymic Nude Mouse

Athymic Nude Mouse Details

This immunodeficient nude mouse originated from NIH and was originally thought to be a BALB/c congenic. It was later determined that it was not inbred and is therefore maintained as an outbred. It is not associated with any stock or strain. The animal lacks a thymus, is unable to produce T cells, and is therefore immunodeficient. To Charles River from NCI in 2010.

Coat Color
Hairless, albino background

Strain Code
490 (Homozygous), 491 (Heterozygous, not immunodeficient)

Ideal For
Tumor biology and xenograft research