Great Variety, Impeccable Health Status


The Jackson Laboratory offers the greatest variety of inbred, hybrid and mutant mice in the industry.


  • >8300 total strains
  • >1900 live colonies
  • 211 inbred strains
  • 31 F1 hybrid strains
  • > 500 Cre recombinase-expressing strains
  • Active strain donation program imports hundreds of new strains annually

Unsurpassed animal health

All JAX® Mice colonies are routinely monitored to ensure their health via our JAX® Mice Animal Health Program.  Moreover, among our selected 50 most popular strains, 38 (~ 75%) are available from opportunistic pathogen-free rooms.  No other single alternative vendor offers as many of these popular models or at such a high health status.