High and low diabetes incidence nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice: origins and characterisation.

@article{Baxter1991HighAL,
  title={High and low diabetes incidence nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice: origins and characterisation.},
  author={Alan G. Baxter and Maria Koulmanda and Tom E. Mandel},
  journal={Autoimmunity},
  year={1991},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={61-7}
}
The Nonobese Diabetic mouse (NOD mouse) is an established model of autoimmune diabetes mellitus. While all colonies of NOD mice are derived from a single diabetic female detected during the breeding of a cataract-prone strain of mice, some of the dispersed colonies have been separated for many generations and express varying levels of diabetes. It is… CONTINUE READING