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Strain Detail: MPS mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio005
Strain name MPS
Strain Nomenclature
Common name/Synonyms Mycoplasma-sensitive mice
Strain types inbred
Background strain
Institution National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN)(formerly, National Institute of Health)
Developer Manabu Saito
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

MPS strain, which is derived from Yok:ICR, is more sensitive to Mycoplasma pulmonis than ICR, ddY and other mouse strains. This strain may be useful for experiments of M. pneumoniae infection, especially for the analysis of strain differences in susceptibility to M. pneumoniae infection.

  1. Sasaki Y, Ogura A, Nakayama K, Noguchi Y, Matsuno K, and Saito M. (1991) Susceptibility of newly established mouse strain MPS to Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. Microbiol. Immunol. 35(3):247-52. [PMID:1908041]
Resource information
Cryopreserved sperm In-house Genotype
From other institutions Genotype
Cryopreserved embryo In-house Mating System
Medium EFS40
From other institutions Mating System
Strain status / Availability Cryopreserved sperm Within 1 month
Cryopreserved embryo Within 1 month
Live animals Approx. 2 months
Gene information
Mutation types spontaneous mutation
Gene symbol unknown
Gene name unknown
Genotyping information