Area 4b Health Report

Nomenclature PVG/cArc
Product code PVG
Strain Description Inbred
Coat Colour Black hooded (aBCh)
MHC Haplotype RT1c
  • Docile
  • Popular inbred for general use as low activity relative to other strains.
  • Resistant to experimental allergic encephalomyelitis and the induction of autoimmune thyroiditis.
  • Useful model for development of autoimmune thyroiditis and diabetes due to insulitis following thymectomy and sublethal x-irradiation.