The only known attaching and effacing (A/E) pathogen to naturally infect mice, Citrobacter rodentium can be used as a model organism for the study of certain E. coli-derived diarrhoeal diseases. Expresses the same intimin β protein as several strains of EPEC and EHEC.

Murine cell line (pre-B cells) expressing human CXCR3: CXCR3 is a chemokine receptor implicated in autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis (MS), atherosclerosis, pulmonary fibrosis, type 1 diabetes, autoimmune myasthenia gravis, nephrotoxic nephritis and acute cardiac allograft rejection.