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Penn Gnotobiotic Mouse Facility (Penn)

Director: Choi, Yongwon, Ph.D.

Summary:

The Penn Gnotobiotic Mouse Facility (PGMF) provides centralized germ-free and gnotobiotic mouse services. The PGMF maintains several common strains of germ-free mice that are available upon request, and provides re-derivation services for generating customized germ-free and gnotobiotic mouse strains. In addition, the PGMF offers the Penn research community access to isolators for utilizing germ-free and gnotobiotic mice during IACUC-approved experimental procedures. To further meet the needs of investigators, the PGMF provides technical support required for various experimental procedures.

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  • Germfree generation of bone marrow chimera (PENDING) ( Material production service )

    This service is pending. Please contact the Penn Gnotobiotic Facility for updates.

  • Germfree mice ( Maintenance service )

    "The Penn Gnotobiotic Mouse Facility maintains several common strains of germ-free mice that are available upon request."

  • Isolator access ( Access service )

    "The PGMF offers the Penn research community access to isolators for utilizing germ-free and gnotobiotic mice during IACUC-approved experimental procedures."

  • Re-derivation service (PENDING) ( Material production service )

    "Re-derivation services for generating customized germ-free and gnotobiotic mouse strains"

    This service is pending. Please contact the Penn Gnotobiotic Facility for updates.


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Last updated: 2016-04-27T15:47:26.602-04:00

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