Breeding Services

Our Breeding Services makes managing your mouse colonies easy and affordable. We'll make sure you get the mice you need, when you need them.

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Our experts manage simple or complex breeding projects on time and within budget. By maintaining colonies just for you, we make sure you get the mice you need, when you need them, allowing you to focus on your research. 

Breeding Services (including Dedicated Supply)

Key benefits

  • 80 years’ experience in mouse husbandry at your service, including expertise in managing even the most demanding strains.
  • More mouse room space at your facility.
  • Scientific support from world-renowned researchers.
  • The world's largest repository of genetically engineered mouse strains.

Capabilities

  • Manage small to complex projects.
  • Execute projects on time and within budget.
  • House mice in flexible film isolators.
  • Quickly expand colonies using IVF.
  • Integrate with other JAX®Services, including  Rederivation, Phenotyping, Efficacy Testing, Gene Expression, and Histology Services.

Most JAX®Mice strains are cryopreserved or are not readily available in the numbers you might need. Additionally, many strains have special needs. Our breeding services can expand and earmark colonies of any strain especially for you (through our Dedicated Supply Service)— so you get the mice you need, when you need them.

Typical Breeding Services projects include:

  • Breeding of two or more JAX strains to generate unique breeder pairs.
  • Breeding of two or more strains together to generate cohorts of experimental mice.
  • Importing and breeding a unique strain with a JAX strain.
  • Expanding JAX strains to generate cohorts.
  • Maintaining a dedicated colony of challenging strains.