Hybrid Strains

Hybrid mice and rats are the offspring of two dissimilar parents and tend to be more robust than the parental strains, with longer lifespan and fewer, or lower incidence of, strain-specific pathologies. F1 hybrid rodents are the first generation bred from two inbred strains, and like the inbred strains, F1 hybrids still have the advantage that all individuals in the population are the same at the genetic level, allowing small sample sizes to represent the population. The genetic variation contributed by the two

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