Table 1: Susceptibility to DSS-induced colitis among inbred strains (adapted from [15]).

CecumProximal colonMiddle colonDistal colon

DBA/2JBCAA
NON/LtJABAA
NON.H2g7ABABAB
129/SvPasAABB
NOD-scidDAABBC
C57BL/6JBCABBC
C3H/HeJDAABC
NOD/LtJCDBBC
C3H/HeJBirDAABC

Strains that do not share the same letter in a column have significat differences in histological score for particular part of the colon after DSS administration. Letter A denotes the lowest histological score, while D denotes the highest histological score observed among the strains. — denotes no changes found in the colon (normal mucosa).