Origin: Developed by Dr. L.C. Stevens from The Jackson Laboratory. During the 1970s, Dr. Stevens introduced this line to the Pasteur Institute of Paris in the laboratory of Dr. J.L. Guenet. Charles River France acquired this strain in August 1996. in August 1996. The strain was renamed 129S2 in 1999 after the revision of the international nomenclature.
Coat color: Agouti
Ideal for: Transgenic/knockout model development, large number of unmyelinated axons in lumbar motor roots
Strain code: N/A
Bred in: Germany, France