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Descriptor English: Mice, Nude
Descriptor Spanish: Ratones Desnudos
Descriptor Portuguese: Camundongos Nus
Descriptor French: Souris nude
Entry term(s): Athymic Mice
Athymic Mouse
Mice, Athymic
Mouse, Athymic
Mouse, Nude
Nude Mice
Nude Mouse
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.505.500.550.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008819
Scope note: Mutant mice homozygous for the recessive gene "nude" which fail to develop a thymus. They are useful in tumor studies and studies on immune responses.
Annotation: NIM with no qualifiers when experimental animal; do not confuse with MICE, HAIRLESS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Mice (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 9009
Unique ID: D008819
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Mice, Nude - Preferred
Concept UI M0013749
Scope note Mutant mice homozygous for the recessive gene "nude" which fail to develop a thymus. They are useful in tumor studies and studies on immune responses.
Preferred term Mice, Nude
Entry term(s) Athymic Mice
Athymic Mouse
Mice, Athymic
Mouse, Athymic
Mouse, Nude
Nude Mice
Nude Mouse



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