BACKGROUND AND AIM
Mortality is a highly complex trait influenced by a wide array of genetic factors.
We examined a population of 1200 mice that were F2 generation offspring of a 4-way reciprocal cross between C57BL6/J and DBA2/J strains. Animals were sacrificed at age 200, 500, or 800 days and genotyped at 96 markers. The 800 days old cohort,… (More)