Strain Name:

B6EiC3Sn a/A-Otcspf-ash/J

Stock Number:

001811

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Description

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Strain Information

Type Mutant Stock; Spontaneous Mutation;
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Specieslaboratory mouse

Appearance
black, small body size, sparse fur
Related Genotype: a/a Otcspf-ash/Y

agouti, small body size, sparse fur
Related Genotype: A/? Otcspf-ash/Y

black, normal fur and body size
Related Genotype: a/a +/? or a/a +/Y

agouti, normal fur and body size
Related Genotype: A/? +/? or A/? +/Y

Control Information

  Control
   Wild-type from the colony
 
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Related Strains

View Strains carrying   A     (18 strains)

Strains carrying   a allele
003879   B10;TFLe-a/a T Itpr3tf/+ Itpr3tf/J
001538   B6 x B6C3Sn a/A-T(1;9)27H/J
000916   B6 x B6C3Sn a/A-T(5;12)31H/J
000602   B6 x B6C3Sn a/A-T(8;16)17H/J
000618   B6 x FSB/GnEi a/a Ctslfs/J
000577   B6 x STOCK a Oca2p Hps5ru2 Ednrbs/J
000601   B6 x STOCK a/a T(7;18)50H/J
000592   B6 x STOCK T(2;4)13H a/J
014608   B6;129S1-a Kitlsl-24J/GrsrJ
000231   B6;C3Fe a/a-Csf1op/J
000785   B6;D2-a Ces1ce/EiJ
000604   B6C3 a/A-T(10;13)199H +/+ Lystbg-J/J or Lystbg-2J/J
001750   B6C3Fe a/a-Eif3cXs-J/J
002807   B6C3Fe a/a-Meox2fla/J
000506   B6C3Fe a/a-Qkqk-v/J
000224   B6C3Fe a/a-Scyl1mdf/J
003020   B6C3Fe a/a-Zdhhc21dep/J
001037   B6C3Fe a/a-Agtpbp1pcd/J
000221   B6C3Fe a/a-Alx4lst-J/J
002062   B6C3Fe a/a-Atp7aMo-8J/J
001756   B6C3Fe a/a-Cacng2stg/J
001815   B6C3Fe a/a-Col1a2oim/J
000209   B6C3Fe a/a-Dh/J
000211   B6C3Fe a/a-Dstdt-J/J
000210   B6C3Fe a/a-Edardl-J/J
000207   B6C3Fe a/a-Edaraddcr/J
000182   B6C3Fe a/a-Eef1a2wst/J
001278   B6C3Fe a/a-Glra1spd/J
000241   B6C3Fe a/a-Glrbspa/J
002875   B6C3Fe a/a-Hoxd13spdh/J
000304   B6C3Fe a/a-Krt71Ca Scn8amed-J/J
000226   B6C3Fe a/a-Largemyd/J
000636   B6C3Fe a/a-Lmx1adr-J/J
001280   B6C3Fe a/a-Lse/J
001573   B6C3Fe a/a-MitfMi/J
001035   B6C3Fe a/a-Napahyh/J
000181   B6C3Fe a/a-Otogtwt/J
000278   B6C3Fe a/a-Papss2bm Hps1ep Hps6ru/J
000205   B6C3Fe a/a-Papss2bm/J
002078   B6C3Fe a/a-Pcdh15av-2J/J
000246   B6C3Fe a/a-Pitpnavb/J
001430   B6C3Fe a/a-Ptch1mes/J
000235   B6C3Fe a/a-Relnrl/J
000237   B6C3Fe a/a-Rorasg/J
000290   B6C3Fe a/a-Sox10Dom/J
000230   B6C3Fe a/a-Tcirg1oc/J
003612   B6C3Fe a/a-Trak1hyrt/J
001512   B6C3Fe a/a-Ttnmdm/J
001607   B6C3Fe a/a-Unc5crcm/J
000005   B6C3Fe a/a-Wc/J
000243   B6C3Fe a/a-Wnt1sw/J
000248   B6C3Fe a/a-Xpl/J
000624   B6C3Fe a/a-anx/J
008044   B6C3Fe a/a-bpck/J
002018   B6C3Fe a/a-din/J
002339   B6C3Fe a/a-nma/J
000240   B6C3Fe a/a-soc/J
000063   B6C3Fe a/a-sy/J
001055   B6C3Fe a/a-tip/J
000245   B6C3Fe a/a-tn/J
000296   B6C3Fe-a/a Hoxa13Hd Mcoln3Va-J/J
000019   B6C3Fe-a/a-Itpr1opt/J
001022   B6C3FeF1/J a/a
006450   B6EiC3 a/A-Vss/GrsrJ
000971   B6EiC3 a/A-Och/J
000551   B6EiC3 a/A-Tbx15de-H/J
000557   B6EiC3-+ a/LnpUl A/J
000503   B6EiC3Sn a/A-Gy/J
002343   B6EiC3Sn a/A-Otcspf/J
000391   B6EiC3Sn a/A-Pax6Sey-Dey/J
001923   B6EiC3Sn a/A-Ts(417)2Lws TimT(4;17)3Lws/J
000225   C3FeLe.B6 a/a-Ptpn6me/J
000198   C3FeLe.B6-a/J
000291   C3FeLe.Cg-a/a Hm KitlSl Krt71Ca-J/J
001886   C3HeB/FeJLe a/a-gnd/J
000584   C57BL/6J-+ T(1;2)5Ca/a +/J
000284   CWD/LeJ
000670   DBA/1J
000671   DBA/2J
001057   HPT/LeJ
000260   JGBF/LeJ
000265   MY/HuLeJ
000308   SSL/LeJ
000994   STOCK a Myo5ad Mregdsu/J
000064   STOCK a Tyrp1b Pmelsi/J
002238   STOCK a Tyrp1b shmy/J
001433   STOCK a skt/J
000579   STOCK a tp/J
000319   STOCK a us/J
002648   STOCK a/a Cln6nclf/J
000317   STOCK a/a Egfrwa2/J
000302   STOCK a/a MitfMi-wh +/+ Itpr1opt/J
000286   STOCK a/a Myo5ad fd/+ +/J
000281   STOCK a/a Tmem79ma Flgft/J
000206   STOCK a/a Tyrc-h/J
001432   STOCK a/a Tyrp1b Ndc1sks/Tyrp1b +/J
000312   STOCK stb + a/+ Fignfi a/J
000596   STOCK T(2;11)30H/+ x AEJ-a Gdf5bp-H/J or A/J-a Gdf5bp-J/J
000970   STOCK T(2;16)28H A/T(2;16)28H a/J
000590   STOCK T(2;4)1Sn a/J
000594   STOCK T(2;8)26H a/T(2;8)26H a Tyrp1+/Tyrp1b/J
000623   TR/DiEiJ
View Strains carrying   a     (102 strains)

Strains carrying other alleles of Otc
000507   B6 x B6EiC3 a/A-Otcspf/J
002343   B6EiC3Sn a/A-Otcspf/J
001672   C57BL/6J-Otcspf-J/J
View Strains carrying other alleles of Otc     (3 strains)

Strains carrying other alleles of a
002655   Mus pahari/EiJ
000251   AEJ.Cg-ae +/a Gdf5bp-H/J
000202   AEJ/Gn-bd/J
000199   AEJ/GnLeJ
000433   B10.C-H3c H13? A/(28NX)SnJ
000427   B10.CE-H13b Aw/(30NX)SnJ
000423   B10.KR-H13? A/SnJ
000420   B10.LP-H13b Aw/Sn
000477   B10.PA-Bloc1s6pa H3e at/SnJ
000419   B10.UW-H3b we Pax1un at/SnJ
000593   B6 x B6CBCa Aw-J/A-Grid2Lc T(2;6)7Ca MitfMi-wh/J
000502   B6 x B6CBCa Aw-J/A-Myo5aflr Gnb5flr/J
000599   B6 x B6CBCa Aw-J/A-T(5;13)264Ca KitW-v/J
003759   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(10;16)232Dn/J
002071   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(11;17)202Dn/J
002113   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(11A2;16B3)238Dn/J
002068   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(11B1;16B5)233Dn/J
002069   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(14E4or5;16B5)225Dn/J
001926   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(15;16)198Dn/J
001832   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(15E;16B1)60Dn/J
003758   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(16C3-4;17A2)65Dn/J
001833   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(1C2;16C3)45Dn/J
001903   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(6F;18C)57Dn/J
001535   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(8A4;12D1)69Dn/J
001831   B6 x B6EiC3Sn a/A-T(8C3;16B5)164Dn/J
002016   B6(Cg)-Aw-J EdaTa-6J Chr YB6-Sxr/EiJ
000600   B6-Gpi1b x B6CBCa Aw-J/A-T(7;15)9H Gpi1a/J
000769   B6.C/(HZ18)By-at-44J/J
000203   B6.C3-Aiy/a/J
000017   B6.C3-Avy/J
001572   B6.C3-am-J/J
001809   B6.Cg-Aw-J EdaTa-6J +/+ ArTfm/J
000552   B6.Cg-Aw-J EdaTa-6J Sxr
001730   B6.Cg-Aw-J EdaTa-6J Sxrb Hya-/J
000841   B6.Cg-Aw-J EdaTa-By/J
000021   B6.Cg-Ay/J
100409   B6129PF1/J-Aw-J/Aw
004200   B6;CBACa Aw-J/A-Npr2cn-2J/GrsrJ
000505   B6C3 Aw-J/A-Bloc1s5mu/J
000065   B6C3Fe a/a-we Pax1un at/J
000314   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-EdaTa/J-XO
000501   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Aifm1Hq/J
001046   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Grid2Lc/J
000500   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Gs/J
002703   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Hydinhy3/J
000247   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Kcnj6wv/J
000287   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-Plp1jp EdaTa/J
000515   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-SfnEr/J
000242   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-spc/J
000288   B6CBACa Aw-J/A-we a Mafbkr/J
001201   B6CBACaF1/J-Aw-J/A
001875   B6EiC3SnF1/J
000638   C3FeB6 A/Aw-J-Sptbn4qv-J/J
000200   C3FeB6 A/Aw-J-Ankank/J
001203   C3FeB6F1/J A/Aw-J
001272   C3H/HeSnJ-Ahvy/J
000099   C3HeB/FeJ-Avy/J
000338   C57BL/6J Aw-J-EdaTa-6J/J
000258   C57BL/6J-Ai/a/J
000774   C57BL/6J-Asy/a/J
000569   C57BL/6J-Aw-J-EdaTa +/+ ArTfm/J
000051   C57BL/6J-Aw-J/J
000055   C57BL/6J-at-33J/J
000070   C57BL/6J-atd/J
002468   KK.Cg-Ay/J
000262   LS/LeJ
001427   STOCK Aw us/J
View Strains carrying other alleles of a     (67 strains)

Phenotype

Phenotype Information

View Related Disease (OMIM) Terms

Related Disease (OMIM) Terms provided by MGI
- Model with phenotypic similarity to human disease where etiologies involve orthologs. Human genes are associated with this disease. Orthologs of those genes appear in the mouse genotype(s).
Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency, Hyperammonemia Due to
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Mammalian Phenotype Terms provided by MGI
      assigned by genotype

The following phenotype information is associated with a similar, but not exact match to this JAX® Mice strain.

Otcspf-ash/Otc+

        Background Not Specified
  • integument phenotype
  • sparse hair
    • most heterozygous females appear normal but many show some hair loss   (MGI Ref ID J:5476)

Otcspf-ash/Otc+

        involves: C57BL/6
  • homeostasis/metabolism phenotype
  • oroticaciduria
    • females excrete significantly higher concentrations of orotic acid than controls during starvation   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
    • under a nitrogen load of 5.6 g tryptone/kg body mass, urinary orotic acid excretion increases even more   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
  • renal/urinary system phenotype
  • oroticaciduria
    • females excrete significantly higher concentrations of orotic acid than controls during starvation   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
    • under a nitrogen load of 5.6 g tryptone/kg body mass, urinary orotic acid excretion increases even more   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)

Otcspf-ash/Y

        Background Not Specified
  • homeostasis/metabolism phenotype
  • abnormal enzyme/coenzyme activity
    • mitochondrial specific activity of carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase (ammonia) and glutamate dehydrogenase is about 15% lower than in controls   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
    • citrate synthase activity is increased in the liver but specific activity in mitochondria is similar to controls   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
    • activities of beta-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase and cytochrome oxidase are 22% higher and 30% lower, respectively, in the liver   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
    • decreased ornithine carbamoyltransferase activity
      • liver extracts from hemizygous males have 5-10% of normal ornithine transcarbamylase activity   (MGI Ref ID J:7199)
  • abnormal protein level
    • mutants show a 12% and 33% increase in total liver and mitochondrial protein content, respectively, compared to controls   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
  • increased circulating ammonia level   (MGI Ref ID J:26977)
  • oroticaciduria
    • orotic aciduria   (MGI Ref ID J:26977)
  • renal/urinary system phenotype
  • oroticaciduria
    • orotic aciduria   (MGI Ref ID J:26977)
  • cellular phenotype
  • abnormal mitochondrial physiology
    • coupled and uncoupled mitochodria synthesize citrulline at unexpectedly high rates in the presence of 10 mM ornithine and the substrates for carbamoyl phosphate synthesis, however these rates are somewhat lower than rates of normal mitochondria; this difference arises from a lower carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase activity   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
    • at external ornithine concentrations of less than 2 mM, a smaller fraction of the carbamoyl phophate synthesized is converted into citrulline than in controls   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
  • liver/biliary system phenotype
  • enlarged liver   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
    • increased liver weight
      • liver weight per unit body weight is about 20% greater than normal   (MGI Ref ID J:26976)
  • integument phenotype
  • sparse hair   (MGI Ref ID J:26977)
  • wrinkled skin   (MGI Ref ID J:26977)

Otcspf-ash/Y

        involves: C57BL/6
  • mortality/aging
  • increased sensitivity to induced morbidity/mortality
    • most mutants parasitized with mouse ticks (Myocoptes musculinus) do not survive   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
  • homeostasis/metabolism phenotype
  • abnormal homeostasis
    • concentration of carbamylphosphate in the small intestine during starvation is about 3 times that of controls   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
    • oroticaciduria
      • males excrete significantly higher concentrations of orotic acid than controls during starvation   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
      • under a stressful condition of a nitrogen load of 5.6 g tryptone/kg body mass, urinary orotic acid excretion increases even more   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
  • immune system phenotype
  • increased susceptibility to parasitic infection
    • most mutants parasitized with mouse ticks (Myocoptes musculinus) do not survive   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
  • renal/urinary system phenotype
  • oroticaciduria
    • males excrete significantly higher concentrations of orotic acid than controls during starvation   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)
    • under a stressful condition of a nitrogen load of 5.6 g tryptone/kg body mass, urinary orotic acid excretion increases even more   (MGI Ref ID J:23205)

Otcspf-ash/Y

        B6EiC3Sn a/A-Otcspf-ash/J
  • behavior/neurological phenotype
  • abnormal spatial learning
    • mutants are unable to locate the hidden platform by day 4 in the Morris water maze compared to wild-type which find it by this time   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
  • abnormal spatial reference memory
    • mutants are unable to locate the hidden platform by day 4 in the Morris water maze compared to wild-type which find it by this time   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
  • abnormal spatial working memory
    • in a two trial Y-maze, mutants show reduced retention memory, unable to distinguish the novel arm from the other two arms   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
  • growth/size/body phenotype
  • decreased body size
    • smaller than mature 6-7 month old wild-type mice   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
  • homeostasis/metabolism phenotype
  • increased circulating ammonia level   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
  • immune system phenotype
  • increased susceptibility to endotoxin shock
    • mutants are more sensitive to immune challenge with LPS than wild-type, with significant delay in recovery time from sickness   (MGI Ref ID J:108979)
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Otcspf-ash related

Dermatology Research
Skin and Hair Texture Defects

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Genes & Alleles

Gene & Allele Information provided by MGI

 
Allele Symbol A
Allele Name wild-type agouti
Allele Type Spontaneous
Common Name(s) dark-bellied agouti;
Strain of Originvarious
Gene Symbol and Name a, nonagouti
Chromosome 2
Gene Common Name(s) AGSW; AGTI; AGTIL; ASP; As; SHEP9; agouti; agouti signal protein; agouti suppressor;
General Note The A allele is usually regarded as a wild-type allele. The C3H and CBA mouse sublines are homozygous for agouti. Hairs are black with a subapical yellow band. This black-yellow-black pattern is referred to as agouti. The general appearance is yellowish brown, slightly lighter on the belly than on the back.
Molecular Note This allele, often referred to as wild-type, comprises a novel 131 amino acid protein encoded in a gene comprising four exons, three coding, spanning 18kb. Unique changes in this gene account for all other alleles that have been molecularly characterized. The expression of this allele is almost always dominant to other alleles of this gene. [MGI Ref ID J:3523]
 
Allele Symbol Otcspf-ash
Allele Name abnormal skin and hair
Allele Type Spontaneous (Hypomorph)
Common Name(s) spf-ash; spfash;
Gene Symbol and Name Otc, ornithine transcarbamylase
Chromosome X
Gene Common Name(s) AI265390; OCTD; Sf; Sparse-fur; expressed sequence AI265390; sparse fur; spf;
Molecular Note A G to A missense transition of the last nucleotide of exon 4 changes an arginine to histidine (R129H) and results in inefficient mRNA splicing at this site, as well as at a site located 48 bases into the adjacent intron. This allele is hypomorphic; approximately 5-10% of wild-type hepatic enzyme activity is retained. [MGI Ref ID J:9817]
 
Allele Symbol a
Allele Name nonagouti
Allele Type Spontaneous
Strain of Originold mutant of the mouse fancy
Gene Symbol and Name a, nonagouti
Chromosome 2
Gene Common Name(s) AGSW; AGTI; AGTIL; ASP; As; SHEP9; agouti; agouti signal protein; agouti suppressor;
General Note Phenotypic Similarity to Human Syndrome: Metabolic Syndrome in mice homozygous for Apoetm1Unc and heterozygous for Ay and a (J:177084)
Molecular Note Characterization of this allele shows an insertion of DNA comprised of a 5.5kb virus-like element, VL30, into the first intron of the agouti gene. The VL30 element itself contains an additional 5.5 kb sequence, flanked by 526 bp of direct repeats. The host integration site is the same as for at-2Gso and Aw-38J and includes a duplication of four nucleotides of host DNA and a deletion of 2 bp from the end of each repeat. Northern analysis of mRNA from skin of homozygotes shows a smaller agouti message and levels 8 fold lower than found in wild-type. [MGI Ref ID J:16984] [MGI Ref ID J:24934]

Genotyping

Genotyping Information

Genotyping Protocols

Aw-J, Separated PCR
Otcspf-ash-EP, End Point Analysis


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References

References provided by MGI

Additional References

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Production of mice from cryopreserved embryos or sperm occurs in a maximum barrier room, G200.

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Cryopreserved

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Price (US dollars $)
Cryorecovery* $2525.00
Animals Provided

At least two mice that carry the mutation (if it is a mutant strain) will be provided. Their genotypes may not reflect those discussed in the strain description. Please inquire for possible genotypes and see additional details below.

Frozen Products

Price (US dollars $)
Frozen Embryo $1650.00

Standard Supply

Cryopreserved. Ready for recovery. Please refer to pricing and supply notes on the strain data sheet for further information.

Supply Notes

  • Cryopreserved Embryos
    Available to most shipping destinations1
    This strain is also available as cryopreserved embryos2. Orders for cryopreserved embryos may be placed with our Customer Service Department. Experienced technicians at The Jackson Laboratory have recovered frozen embryos of this strain successfully. We will provide you enough embryos to perform two embryo transfers. The Jackson Laboratory does not guarantee successful recovery at your facility. For complete information on purchasing embryos, please visit our Cryopreserved Embryos web page.

    1 Shipments cannot be made to Australia due to Australian government import restrictions.
    2 Embryos for most strains are cryopreserved at the two cell stage while some strains are cryopreserved at the eight cell stage. If this information is important to you, please contact Customer Service.
  • Cryorecovery - Standard.
    Progeny testing is not required.

    The average number of mice provided from recovery of our cryopreserved strains is 10. The total number of animals provided, their gender and genotype will vary. We will fulfill your order by providing at least two pair of mice, at least one animal of each pair carrying the mutation of interest. Please inquire if larger numbers of animals with specific genotype and genders are needed. Animals typically ship between 10 and 14 weeks from the date of your order. If a second cryorecovery is needed in order to provide the minimum number of animals, animals will ship within 25 weeks. IMPORTANT NOTE: The genotypes of animals provided may not reflect the mating scheme utilized by The Jackson Laboratory prior to cryopreservation, or that discussed in the strain description. Please inquire about possible genotypes which will be recovered for this specific strain. The Jackson Laboratory cannot guarantee the reproductive success of mice shipped to your facility. If the mice are lost after the first three days (post-arrival) or do not produce progeny at your facility, a new order and fee will be necessary.

    Cryorecovery to establish a Dedicated Supply for greater quantities of mice. Mice recovered can be used to establish a dedicated colony to contractually supply you mice according to your requirements. Price by quotation. For more information on Dedicated Supply, please contact JAX® Services, Tel: 1-800-422-6423 (from U.S.A., Canada or Puerto Rico only) or 1-207-288-5845 (from any location).

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Cryopreserved

Cryopreserved Mice - Ready for Recovery

Price (US dollars $)
Cryorecovery* $3283.00
Animals Provided

At least two mice that carry the mutation (if it is a mutant strain) will be provided. Their genotypes may not reflect those discussed in the strain description. Please inquire for possible genotypes and see additional details below.

Frozen Products

Price (US dollars $)
Frozen Embryo $2145.00

Standard Supply

Cryopreserved. Ready for recovery. Please refer to pricing and supply notes on the strain data sheet for further information.

Supply Notes

  • Cryopreserved Embryos
    Available to most shipping destinations1
    This strain is also available as cryopreserved embryos2. Orders for cryopreserved embryos may be placed with our Customer Service Department. Experienced technicians at The Jackson Laboratory have recovered frozen embryos of this strain successfully. We will provide you enough embryos to perform two embryo transfers. The Jackson Laboratory does not guarantee successful recovery at your facility. For complete information on purchasing embryos, please visit our Cryopreserved Embryos web page.

    1 Shipments cannot be made to Australia due to Australian government import restrictions.
    2 Embryos for most strains are cryopreserved at the two cell stage while some strains are cryopreserved at the eight cell stage. If this information is important to you, please contact Customer Service.
  • Cryorecovery - Standard.
    Progeny testing is not required.

    The average number of mice provided from recovery of our cryopreserved strains is 10. The total number of animals provided, their gender and genotype will vary. We will fulfill your order by providing at least two pair of mice, at least one animal of each pair carrying the mutation of interest. Please inquire if larger numbers of animals with specific genotype and genders are needed. Animals typically ship between 10 and 14 weeks from the date of your order. If a second cryorecovery is needed in order to provide the minimum number of animals, animals will ship within 25 weeks. IMPORTANT NOTE: The genotypes of animals provided may not reflect the mating scheme utilized by The Jackson Laboratory prior to cryopreservation, or that discussed in the strain description. Please inquire about possible genotypes which will be recovered for this specific strain. The Jackson Laboratory cannot guarantee the reproductive success of mice shipped to your facility. If the mice are lost after the first three days (post-arrival) or do not produce progeny at your facility, a new order and fee will be necessary.

    Cryorecovery to establish a Dedicated Supply for greater quantities of mice. Mice recovered can be used to establish a dedicated colony to contractually supply you mice according to your requirements. Price by quotation. For more information on Dedicated Supply, please contact JAX® Services, Tel: 1-800-422-6423 (from U.S.A., Canada or Puerto Rico only) or 1-207-288-5845 (from any location).

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Standard Supply

Cryopreserved. Ready for recovery. Please refer to pricing and supply notes on the strain data sheet for further information.

General Supply Notes

  • View the complete collection of spontaneous mutants in the Mouse Mutant Resource.

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