Strain Name:

C57BL/6JEiJ

Stock Number:

000924

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The Eicher (Ei) C57BL/6 subline was separated from the parental C57BL/6J in 1976 and has been maintained as a separate subline since. C57BL/6 is the most widely used inbred strain. It is commonly used as a general purpose strain and background strain for the generation of congenics carrying both spontaneous and induced mutations. C57BL/6J mice are used in a variety of research areas including cardiovascular biology, developmental biology, diabetes and obesity, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, and sensorineural research.

Description

Strain Information

Type Inbred Strain;
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Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Specieslaboratory mouse
H2 Haplotypeb
GenerationF195+F6p+F10 (10-JUL-13)
Generation Definitions

Appearance
black
Related Genotype: a/a

Description
The Eicher (Ei) C57BL/6 subline was separated from the parental C57BL/6J in 1976 and has been maintained as a separate subline since. C57BL/6 is the most widely used inbred strain. It is commonly used as a general purpose strain and background strain for the generation of congenics carrying both spontaneous and induced mutations. Although this strain is refractory to many tumors, it is a permissive background for maximal expression of most mutations. C57BL/6J mice are used in a wide variety of research areas including cardiovascular biology, developmental biology, diabetes and obesity, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, and sensorineural research. C57BL/6J mice are also commonly used in the production of transgenic mice. Overall, C57BL/6 mice breed well, are long-lived, and have a low susceptibility to tumors.

This subline differs from C57BL/6J at one known locus, although there may be others that have not been identifed. C57BL/6JEiJ does not have a spontaneous deletion in nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase (Nnt).

Development
The Eicher subline separated from the parental C57BL/6J in 1976 when that inbred was at generation F129. It has been maintained as a separately inbreeding subline ever since.

Related Strains

C57BL Strains
000665   C57BL/10J
003752   C57BL/10ScNJ
000476   C57BL/10ScSnJ
000666   C57BL/10SnJ
001822   C57BL/10SxJ
001197   C57BL/10WtRkJ
000663   C57BL/6By
001139   C57BL/6ByJ
009123   C57BL/6HaJ
000664   C57BL/6J
005304   C57BL/6NJ
View C57BL Strains     (11 strains)

Additional Web Information

JAX® NOTES, Winter 2008; 512. New resource illustrates divergence of C57BL/6 laboratory mouse substrains.

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Genes & Alleles

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Currently there are no related genes or alleles for this strain.

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Selected Reference(s)

Petkov PM; Cassell MA; Sargent EE; Donnelly CJ; Robinson P; Crew V; Asquith S; Haar RV; Wiles MV. 2004. Development of a SNP genotyping panel for genetic monitoring of the laboratory mouse. Genomics 83(5):902-11. [PubMed: 15081119]  [MGI Ref ID J:89298]

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Room Number           AX11

Colony Maintenance

Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Diet Information LabDiet® 5K52/5K67

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