Available mice

The Aging and Phenotyping facility distributes aging colonies of three strains: C57Bl6/J, Balb/cByJ and DBA/2. It also provides snap-frozen or paraffin-embedded tissues from young (6-9 months), middle aged (10-16 months), or old (20+ months).

Aging colonies - available mice as of 1st of July 2016


Strain

Gender

12-18 months

18+ months

C57Bl6/J

M

4

61

 

F

11

44

BALB/cByJ

M

7

10

 

F

27

28

DBA/2

M

0

6

 

F

0

20

Tissue bank - available tissue as of 1st of July 2016


Strain

4 tissues

33 tissues

C57Bl6/J

76

46

BALB/cByJ

50

38

DBA/2

77

33

4 tissues: Kidney, Liver, Lung, Spleen

33 tissues:  digestive system (Oesophagus, Stomach, Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum, Caecum, Colon, Liver, Rectum, liver/gall bl., Pancreas), Lymphoid system ( lymph nodes ( axilary,  mesentheric), spleen, thymus), Thorax (heart, lungs), Urogenital (kidney, bladder, ovary, uter.horn, cervix, testis, epi./p.dyd., sem. Ves, coag. Gland, prostate), Endocrine (Adrenal glands, thyroid, pituitary), Neural (brain, spin.c. / vert. c), Miscellaneous (blood, Brown fat (BAT), White fat (WAT), Femur, Tibia, skin, muscle, mammary gl., tongue, eyes, salivary gl.)

For the latest numbers and availability contact Ronald van Os (r.p.van.os@umcg.nl).

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