Animal availability

Animals available from the center

Rodent Colonies Germ-Free

  • 129S6/SvEv Wild type mice
  • Balb/c Wild type mice
  • C57BL/6J/UNC mice rederived as gnotobiotic at UNC by embryo transfer
  • Swiss Webster/Tac/UNC (used for recipients of embryo transfers and vasectomized males)
  • IL-10 deficient mice 129S6/SvEv background (spontaneously develop colitis)
  • IL-10 deficient NFκBegfp  transgenic mice (derived at UNC by embryo transfer)
  • HLA-B27 transgenic and non-transgenic rats

Rodent Colonies Selectively Colonized

  • IL-10 deficient 129S6/SvEv monoassociated with human Enterococcus faecalis
  • 129S6/SvEv monoassociated with human Enterococcus faecalis
  • IL-10 deficient 129S6/SvEv colonized with different E. coli strains
  • 129S6/SvEv colonized with different E. coli strains
  • Wild type IL-10_/_ mice, HLAB27 transgenic or non-transgenic rats; post-resection mice colonized with single, dual or multiple bacterial species of the investigator's choice

Rodent Colonies Specific Pathogen Free

  • 129S6/SvEv mice
  • C57BL/6 mice
  • CD3ε26 transgenic mice
  • IL-10 deficient 129S6/SvEv mice
  • HLA-B27 transgenic and non-transgenic littermate rats (Fischer F344 background)

Mice available from MMRRC  (Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Center)

site: www.mmrrc.org

  • Mouse strains available from the MMRRC can be made gnotobiotic  at UNC if this service is selected through NGRRC

Zebrafish Colony

TL strain germ-free and selectively colonized
Dr. John Rawls,  Cell and Molecular Physiology
Contact NGRRC Technical Director for information