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The MMRRC at UNC distributes and cryopreserves scientifically valuable, genetically engineered mouse models of human development and disease to serve the biomedical research community. Since 1999 we have served as a member of an NIH funded national network of breeding and distribution facilities plus an information coordinating center serving together as NIH’s premier repository of spontaneous and induced mutant mouse and cell lines ( A National Consortium. The MMRRC is comprised of four regional that archive and distribute mice as well as a central informatics and customer service center.

The MMRRC aims to protect and enhance the mouse models, make them more accessible, and to support rigor and reproducibility in animal models research. Our mission also includes innovative research designed to enhance the resource.

Please contact our Customer Service at if you have any problems or questions about accessing the information you need. The sections listed below may be of interest.

  • Genotyping Protocols
    A listing of the genotyping protocols available for strains held by MMRRC at UNC.
  • Health Reports
    Health reports are available to all customers as PDFs and are updated as soon as new results are available.
  • Policy Information
    All official MMRRC policy details can be found in this section.