Diet-Induced Obesity Models

Diets high in fat have been attributed to a host of diseases, including obesity, metabolic and inflammatory diseases. The Jackson Laboratory maintains an inventory of diet-induced obesity (DIO) models, and can place any strain on any fully customized diet so that your mice are ready when you need them.

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DIO C57BL/6J Mice

The Jackson Laboratory maintains an inventory of diet-induced obesity (DIO) C57BL/6J mice that are ready when you need them. For more information, see the strain datasheet.

Custom Diet-Induced Obesity (DIO) Models

Key Benefits

  • Customized diets can be applied to C57BL/6J or any other strain.
  • Can be combined with Breeding, Aging, or In Vivo Services to fit your experimental goals.
  • Can be combined with JAX Surgical Services to obtain tissues

Pricing and Ordering

For more information, contact JAX® Services at jaxservices@jax.org, 1-800-422-6423 (US, Canada & Puerto Rico) or 1-207-288-5845 (from any location).

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