C57BL/6 Mouse

C57BL/6 Mouse
C57BL/6 Mouse
C57BL/6 Mouse

C57BL/6 Mouse Details

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

Note: We also offer the C57BL/6-Germ-Free Mouse (bred in US), C57BL/6-Elite Mouse with a VAF/Elite® health profile (bred in US), and the C57BL/6-SOPF Mouse with a SOPF health profile (bred in France).

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Ideal For
General multipurpose model, diet-induced obesity, transgenic/knockout model development, safety and efficacy testing, immunology