Lewis

Lewis

Lewis

Strain details
Nomenclature LEW/CrlOzarc
Common nameLewis
SynonymsLEW
StrainInbred
Coat colourAlbino (a, B, c, h)
SpeciesRat
Genetic background-
LocationArea Oz4

Strain descriptions

  • MHC Haplotype RT1l
  • Animals are Docile.
  • Susceptible to:
    • Induction of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis
    • Adjuvant-induced arthritis
    • Induced autoimmune myocarditis
    • Autologous immune complex glomerulonephritis
  • Host for a number of induced neoplasms:
    • Lymphoma (8)
    • Renal sarcoma
    • Fibrosarcomas
  • Lewis from Wistar stock to Aptekam and Bogden 1954, to Silvers 1958 and then widely distributed.
  • Received from Animal Resource Centre (ARC) in 2023.
  • Transplantation research, induced arthritis/inflammation, experimental allergic encephalitis, STZ-induced diabetes.
LewisLEW/CrlOzarc
WKSMALEFEMALE
327 - 5728 - 53
4
45 - 8046 - 77
585 - 19964 - 104
6109 - 162107 - 145
7135 - 198114 - 153
8167 - 266121 - 181
9186 - 261135 - 185
10202 - 289140 - 202
11225 - 327145 - 215
12234 - 326149 - 223
13272 - 344182 - 223
14284 - 353193 - 238

Past ARC and transfer reports:

Current Ozgene ARC reports (from 01-Jun-2023)

  • Mouse images are representative only. Actual phenotypes may vary based on genotype, sex, age, husbandry, health status, and other factors.