National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 1995

20. The hereditarily asplenic mouse, Dominant hemimelia


Dh (Dominant hemimelia) mice have no spleen and bones of the hindlimb are malformed. Examination was made of the effects of the Dh gene on splenogenesis and limb morphogenesis using aggregation chimeras.
(Lab. of Experimental Animal Science, Host Defense Research Division)