Sperm Cryo Kit

Cryopreserve novel mouse strains in your own laboratory and enjoy the peace of mind provided by outsourcing the quality control (QC) testing and safe, long-term storage at JAX.

Protect your research when it's convenient for you.

Sometimes it's easier to do things yourself. You can still enjoy the benefits of high successful recovery rates and long-term storage of your strains using our Sperm Cryo Kit. Not only is this option the least expensive way to cryopreserve your strains, it also allows you to:

  • Utilize your expertise and resources in cryopreserving your own strains
  • Cryopreserve when it is convenient for you
  • Protect your research strains against unforeseen loss
  • Quickly recover Specified and Opportunistic Pathogen Free (SOPF) mice

Each Sperm Cryo Kit Includes:

  • All unique reagents, cryopreservation apparatus, and the plastic ware you need to cryopreserve your strains
  • Illustrated instruction manual
  • Extra materials for a practice run
  • Dry shipper

Additional Services Included:

  • Prepaid freight of sperm samples to The Jackson Laboratory for storage (for US and Canadian customers)
  • Quality control IVF test to two-cell stage
  • 3 years of cryo storage per strain
  • Download Sperm Cryopreservation Protocol


Three sizes:

  • 3-strain kit: $3,500
  • 6-strain kit: $6,525
  • 9-strain kit: $9,400