Resources and References

Mice Available Within UVA

Transgene injections:

  • B6SJLF1/J, (C57BL/6 Female X SJL Male), agouti, Jackson Lab Stock #100012
  • Transgenic founders are B6SJLF2.
  • This is the default strain we will use unless otherwise requested.
The inbred strains are generally less efficient for production of transgenic mice, and will therefore be more costly for you.
  • C57Bl/6NHsd, non-agouti (black) inbred, abbrev. B6N, Envigo (formerly Harlan)
  • C57BL/6J, non-agouti (black) inbred, abbrev. B6J, Jackson Lab Stock #000664

ES cell injections:

For 129, agouti B6 or C57BL/6J-Tyrc-2J ES cells:

  • B6D2F1N1, (C57BL/6 Female x B6D2F1 Male), black, Jackson Lab Stock #000664 x #100006
  • Diagram of 129/Sv ES cells into B6 blastocyst

For black B6 ES cells:

  • C57BL/6J-Tyrc-2J, albino, Harlan Stock “C57BL/6 Albino Mice” or Jackson Lab Stock #000058
  • BALB/cJ, albino, Jackson Lab Stock #000651

Pattern for ear punch numbering system

Pattern for ear punch numbering system

Drawn by William Ober from page 86, Figure 31 in Manipulating the Mouse Embryo, A Laboratory Manual, 1986, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.