Strain Data Sheet
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RBRC No. RBRC00209  
Type Wild-derived Inbred   4wks
Species Mus musculus molossinus  
Strain name MSM/Ms  
Former Common name M.MOL-MSM  
H-2 Haplotype No Data  
Background strain MSM [Mus musculus molossinus]  
 1 Appearance white-bellied agouti  
Genotype Aw/Aw  
Strain development Developed by National Institute of Genetics.  
Strain description Wild-derived inbred strain of Mus musculus molossinus, collected at Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan in April 1978 and maintained by Kazuo Mrowaki, National Institute of Genetics. This strain has been reported to be resistant to the development of lymphoma and obesity. MSM can be used to support research in many areas including cancer and genetics.  
Colony maintenance Sibling x Sibling. Productive mating: 60.6% (n=53); First mating: 77.7 days (n=14); Litter size: 5.2 pups (n=102)  
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Gene Details
Promoter No Data  
 1 Symbol No Data  
Symbol name No Data  
Chromosome No Data  
Common name No Data  
Symbol description No Data  
References Acta Med Okayama. 1996 Dec;50(6):319-24.
Cancer Lett. 1997 Jan 1;111(1-2):97-104.
Cancer Res. 2002 Jul 1;62(13):3716-21.
Exp Anim. 1995 Jan;44(1):43-8.
Exp Anim. 2009 Apr;58(2):123-34.
Genome Res. 2004 Dec;14(12):2439-47.
Genome Res. 2008 Mar;18(3):500-8. Epub 2008 Feb 6.
Mamm Genome. 2001 Sep;12(9):750-2.
Mamm Genome. 2009 Jan;20(1):14-20. Epub 2008 Dec 12.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Sep 30;94(20):10817-20.  

Research applications Cancer Research,
Genetics Research  
Specific Term and Conditions The following terms and conditions will be requested by the DEPOSITOR.
The RECIPIENT of BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE shall obtain a prior written consent on use of it from the DEPOSITOR.
In publishing the research results obtained by use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE, a citation of the following literature(s) designated by the DEPOSITOR is requested.
In publishing the research results to be obtained by use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE, an acknowledgment to the DEPOSITOR is requested.
The RECIPIENT must contact the DEPOSITOR in the case of application for any patents or commercial use based on the results from the use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE.  
Additional information
 1 Mouse of the Month Apr 2009
Genetic Background  
 2 Click Here for Mouse genomic DNA (RIKEN DNA Bank)
Click Here for BAC clone (RIKEN DNA Bank)  
Depositor Shiroishi, Toshihiko (National Institute of Genetics)  Shiroishi, Toshihiko 
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