BALB/c Nude Mice

Inbred Mice

Origin:
We introduced the BALB/c nude mice from the National Rodent Seeds Center, Shanghai sub-center

Colour: Glabrous, albino

Features
(1) Thymus is missing, T cell immune deficiency
(2) B lymphocytes with functional defect
(3) No touch sensitivity, no graft rejection reaction

Ideal Research FieldsImmunology, cancer, oncology

Reference Data:

The following data is derived from Vital River Laboratories

Mature Period (male)

6-8 weeks

Mature Period (female)

6-8 weeks

Mating Ratio

1:3

Estrus Cycle

4-5 days

Pregnancy

17-21 days

Average Litter Size (First-born)

6 mice

Average Litter Size (Second-born)

7 mice

Birth Weight

1-2g

Weaning Weight (Male)

7-9g

Weaning Weight (Female)

6-8g

Lactation

21 days

Average Feed Consumption

5 g (per 100 g weight, per day)

Average Water Consumption

6-7 ml (per 100 g weight, per day)

Feeding Temperature

21±2

Relative Humidity

30-70%

Light Cycle

12/12 hour

Weight Loss During the Transit

10%