Shipments have begun
at our new facility,
allowing increased access
to JAX mouse models
The Jackson Laboratory is committed to setting quality standards in animal care and ensuring that these standards are maintained throughout all of our mouse colonies.
JAX® Mice are bred within and shipped from multiple animal rooms. Click here for the most up to date health status reports for all rooms.
The quest to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has almost entirely met with failure at the clinical trial stage. Nonetheless, there...
The Jackson Laboratory diagnostic laboratory routinely monitors animal health status using statistically valid sampling...
Find protocols, tips and other resources to assist you genotyping JAX® Mice.
General do's and don'ts, valuable tips and troubleshooting advice for genotyping research mice.
This poster was inspired by the September/October image of our 2014 JAX® Mice, Clinical & Research Services Calendar, representing the...
A visual guide to the genes influencing coat color.
Learn the highlights of mouse strain nomenclature with this poster.
This poster was inspired by the January/February image of our 2014 JAX® Mice, Clinical & Research Services Calendar, representing the NSG™...
The Animal Health Program at JAX ensures the health of our mouse colonies by preventing the entry of pathogens and minimizing opportunities...
Learn what is in the name of genetically engineered and mutant mouse strains.
Helpful hints for understanding hybrid strain nomenclature.
Learn about the evolution of genetic targeting techniques from ZNFs and TALENs to today’s CRISPR/Cas systems that allow...
B6 and B6N substrains differ genetically as a result of accumulated spontaneous mutations. Learn why it is important not to use different...
Learn how JAX designates mouse genotypes, and what “+” means in the context of inbred, mutant or transgenic strains.
Learn how the original BALB/c strain separated into two major substrains (BALB/cJ and BALB/cByJ) and how to decide which one...
Learn about breeding Cre lox mice to turn on or off transgenes and using Cre reporter strains.
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