C57BL/6-Aged Mouse

C57BL/6NCrl
Inbred
Our C57BL/6-Aged mouse model is ideal for age-related disease studies
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C57BL/6-Aged Mouse Details

C57BL/6 mice are the most used inbred strain in research. Our C57BL/6 mouse colonies are genetically identical within each strain, making them free of genetic differences that could impact research results. Inbred mouse strains exhibit a high degree of uniformity in their inherited characteristics, or phenotypes, which include appearance, behavior, and response to experimental treatments. Our aged animals are useful for studying various age-related diseases. At Charles River, cohorts of male and female mice are set aside at weaning, and will be housed together up until ~77 weeks of age. Mice are available for immediate studies, eliminating your need to wait for animals to naturally age.


 
C57BL/6-Aged Mice are helpful for studying age-related diseases


How Well Does the C57BL/6NCrl Mouse Age?
 

Our interactive eBook includes detailed graphs and reference tables for body composition, chemistry, and hematology on both early and late adult C57BL/6NCrl mice to show how this model changes with age.

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Genetic Uniformity

We use our International Genetic Standardization (IGS) program coupled with a pyramid mating system designed to maintain the highest levels of genetic uniformity in our C57BL/6 mice. The pyramid mating system ensures our C57BL/6 mice are genetically identical within each mouse strain. We also offer the C57BL/6 Mouse, C57BL/6-Germ-Free Mouse, and C57BL/6-Elite (SOPF) Mouse with a VAF/Elite® health profile.

Developed by C.C. Little in 1921, from a mating of Miss Abby Lathrop’s stock that also gave rise to strains C57BR and C57L. Strains 6 and 10 separated about 1937. To The Jackson Laboratory in 1948 from Hall. To NIH in 1951 from The Jackson Laboratory at F32. To Charles River in 1974 from NIH.

Coat Color
Black

MHC Haplotype
H2b

Strain Code
701

Ideal For
As mice age, they may develop age-related diseases such as cancer, dementia, Alzheimer’s, age-related hearing loss, bone density, obesity and diabetes.

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LOCATION: Hollister
UNIT: H47
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Canadian pricing is the same as US.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the C57BL/6-Aged Mouse Model