A/j - derived by strong (1921) from a cross between the cold spring harbor and bagg albino stocks. The a strain mouse has an albino coat (genotype a,b,c) and is susceptible to carcinogen-induced lung adenomas and cleft palate formation in response to cortisone. Also, the strain has defective macrophage function reminiscent of lps mutation common to other strains. The a strain has intermediate breeding performance with a high ratio of females at birth and a low litter size at weaning. Also see a/j mouse
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