JAX™ Mice Strains

The following JAX™ Mice strains are bred by Charles River in Europe. If you do not find the model you need in the list below, please see the information about importing JAX™ Mice strains.


JAX™ ApoE Mice

Ideal for: Cardiovascular research (atherosclerosis, heart abnormalities, hypercholesterolemiam hypertriglyceridemia, vascular defects)
Bred In: Italy and Japan


JAX™ B6CBAF1 Mice

Ideal for: Uses include hybrid vigor, as a background for deleterious mutations, to create or enhance expression of polygenic diseases, to determine the mode of inheritance, and to provide physiological buffering (present a broader array of responses to various stresses).
Bred In: France


JAX™ B6D2F1/J Mice

Ideal for: Safety and efficacy testing, transgenic/knockout model development, transplantation research, behavioral research
Bred In: France


JAX™ BALB/cByJ Mice

Ideal for: Oncology, immunology, inflammation, autoimmunity, neurobiology
Bred In: France


JAX™ BALB/c Nude Mice

Ideal for: Tumor biology and xenograft research
Bred In: France


JAX™ C3H/HeOuJ Mice

Ideal for: Safety and efficacy testing, oncology, neurological disorders, retinal degeneration
Bred In: Germany


JAX™ C57BL/6J Mice

Ideal for: General multipurpose model, diet-induced obesity, transgenic/knockout model development, safety and efficacy testing, immunology
Bred In: France, Germany, Japan, and the UK


JAX™ CBA/J Mice

Ideal for: General purpose strain, diet-induced atherosclerosis, autoimmunity research, internal/organ research, metabolism research
Bred In: France and Japan


JAX™ DBA/1J Mice

Ideal for: Rheumatoid arthritis model, diet-induced atherosclerosis
Bred In: Japan and the UK


JAX™ DBA/2J Mice

Ideal for: Safety and efficacy testing, immunology, audiogenic seizures, glaucoma research
Bred In: France


JAX™ db/db Mice

Ideal for: Diabetes and obesity research, wound healing
Bred In: Italy and Japan


JAX™ K18 hACE2 Mice

Ideal for: Virology (including COVID-19), internal/organ research, research tools, developmental biology, immunology, inflammation, and autoimmunity research
Bred In: France


JAX™ NOD Mice

Ideal for: Type 1 diabetes research
Bred In: Italy


JAX™ NOD SCID Mice

Ideal for: Tumor biology and xenograft research
Bred In: France and Japan


JAX™ NRG Mice

Ideal for: Cancer research, immunology, inflammation and autoimmunity research, hematological research, internal/organ research
Bred In: UK


JAX™ NSG® Mice

Ideal for: Oncology, immunology, virology research, xenograft/transplant host - (outstanding utility in the studies of islet transplantation, hematopoietic stem cells and cancer stem cells)
Bred In: France, Germany, Japan, and the UK


JAX™ ob/ob Mice

Ideal for: Obesity research, wound healing
Bred In: Italy and Japan


JAX™ SJL/J Mice

Ideal for: Immunology, retinal degeneration, transgenic/knockout model development
Bred In: Japan