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A colour change for laboratory mice

Mice are the most widely-studied mammalian model organism, but not all lab mice are alike.  Most varieties, or strains, of mice used in science originate from mice kept as pets by enthusiasts at the end of the 19th century.  Scientists in many fields such as immunology prefer to work using a strain called C57BL/6 (known … Continue reading »

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