Other Resources Frequently Used by Tech Support


A. Quick Links to the JAX Tech Support FAQ

B. Charts and Articles

C. Protocols

D. Quick Links to JAX Services

A. Quick Links to the JAX Tech Support FAQ



Health, Housing, and Husbandry

Strain Selection & Phenotype Data

Strain Background and Genetic Drift

Model Generation FAQ

Research Tools: Cre-Lox and More


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B. Charts and Articles

1. Charts/Data

Immunodeficient Strains Chart

2. Articles of Interest

a. Immunology and Cancer

Immunodeficient Mouse and Xenograft Host Comparisons
Immunodeficient Mice for Cancer Studies: Which Host Strain Should I Use?
Choosing an Immunodeficient Mouse Model

b. Metabolics

7 Tips Every DIO Mice User Should Know

c. Infectious Disease

Inbred Mice: Genetic Tools for Modeling Infectious Diseases

d. Essentials of Using Mice in Research

BALB/cJ and BALB/cByJ: How Can I Choose? I’m So Confused!

Three Ways a B6J Mouse Differs from B6N and Why it Should Matter to Your Research

Pros and Cons of ZNFs, TALENs, and CRISPR/Cas

Going Beyond Cre-lox

How to Time Mouse Pregnancy

Comparison of Cre Reporters

The Difference Between “Germ Free” and “Specific-Pathogen-Free” Mice

Why it Took 2 Years for a Harvard Research Lab to Get Back to Research (Genetic Drift article)

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C. Protocols

Where can I find a protocol for:

1. Tamoxifen Induction

2. Superovulation

3. Streptozotocin (STZ) Induction of Diabetes

4. Cre Repository Protocols
Intraperitoneal Injection of Tamoxifen for Inducible Cre-driver Lines
B-Galactosidase Staining of Frozen Sections
Whole Mount B-Galactosidase Staining

6. Mouse Embryo Related Protocols

Recovery Thaw Protocol for Straws (scroll to bottom of page)
Recovery Thaw Protocol for Vials
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Cryopreservation Media Preparation
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D. Quick Links to JAX Services:

1. Breeding and Rederivation Services

a. Breeding Services

b. Rederivation

c. Speed Congenic Service

d. Speed Expansion Service

e. Strain Rescue

f. Genome Scanning

2. Cryopreservation

a. Sperm cryopreservation

b. Embryo cryopreservation

c. Sperm Cryo Kit

d. Cryo Cost Savings Calculator

3. Cryorecovery

4. In Vivo Pharmacology Services

a. Humanized mice

i. CD34+

ii. PBMC

b. Therapeutic Antibody Evaluation Services

c. Patient-Derived Xenograft (PDX) Models

i. PDX Live

ii. Mouse Tumor Biology Database

d. Oncology

e. Immunology

f. Neurobiology

5. Surgical and Preconditioning Services

a. Aging Service

b. Diet-Induced Obesity Models

c. STZ-Induced Diabetes

d. Surgical Services

e. Timed Pregnant Mice

6. Mouse Biospecimens

a. Blood, Tissues, and Organs

b. Embryos

c. Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells

7. Donate a Strain (Frequently Asked Questions are at the bottom of the page)

a. Sponsored Strain Distribution

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