Why is a Balb so screwed up?

Rachel Teitelbaum teitelba at aecom.yu.edu
Wed May 17 20:44:05 EST 1995


Would you feel that way if you were looking at say helminth infections?

:-)

Rachel

On 15 May 1995 mdcabl at cc.newcastle.edu.au wrote:

> Hi all,
> The title says it all. The Balb/C seems to be an absolute disaster in terms of
> beating an infection. I have heard it is an archetypal Th2 mouse but this seems
> to be a hand waving explaination.  Just curious.  I haven't seem much on the
> actual genetic reasons for it being so much more screwed up than say a swiss or
> C57.
> Cheers,
> Allen Black
> Univ. of Newcastle
> mdcabl at cc.newcastle.edu.au
> 
> 






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