Health Report Area 3

Nomenclature C57BL/10ScSnArc
Product code B10
Strain Description Inbred
Coat Colour Black (a/a)
MHC Haplotype H2Kb
  • High incidence of spontaneous deviants (possible mutants).
  • High degree of genetic distinctiveness.
  • Primarily a genetic “tool” strain.
  • The most commonly used strain for development of resistant congenic lines differing from the parental strain by single histocompatibility loci.
  • Congenital abnormalities include microphthalmia, corneal opacities and hydrocephalus.
  • Barbering common.