C57BL/6-Germ-Free Mouse Details
Developed by C.C. Little in 1921, from a mating of Miss Abbie Lathrop’s stock that also gave rise to strains C57BR and C57L. Strains 6 and 10 separated around 1937. To The Jackson Laboratory from Hall in 1948. To NIH in 1951 from The Jackson Laboratory at F32. To Charles River in 1974 from NIH.