Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 4 February 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 5, p. as1
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.5.as1]


B6D2F1 Mouse

James M. Harper

The author is in the Department of Pathology and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. E-mail: jmharper{at}

Key Words: inbred mouse strain • mortality • pathologies of aging

Abstract: This document contains a summary of the biological characteristics of the B6D2F1 mouse, a first-generation (F1) hybrid from a cross of a C57BL/6 female with a DBA/2 male. Included are longevity statistics calculated from data provided by the National Center for Toxicological Research.

Citation: J. M. Harper, B6D2F1 Mouse. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (5), as1 (2004).

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