Health Report

Nomenclature CBH-rnu/Arc
Product code CBHNU
Strain Description Mutant inbred
Coat Colour Black hooded (a, BCh)
MHC Haplotype RT1c
  • Homozygotes have little or no hair and are athymic.
  • Heterozygotes have hair and functioning thymus.
  • Prone to dust in their eyes as no eyelashes.
  • Similar dysgenesis to nude mutation in mice.
  • Cell mediated immunity greatly reduced or absent with a marked reduction of T-lymphocyte function.
  • Extremely susceptible to infection with Clostridium piliforme.
  • Housed in an isolator.
CBH rnu