Charles River can back up your live animal colony or stored line with low-cost embryo and sperm cryopreservation services. These services help guard against genetic drift and prevent loss due to disease, ensuring that your strains will be there when you need them.
To protect your cryopreserved embryos and sperm, they will be divided between two independent locations, each with its own automated liquid nitrogen filling system and alarm network.
|Embryo Cryopreservation||For mouse and rat strains||Mice:
|Cryopreservation with HO Breeding||Homozygous strain undergoes preliminary expansion breeding||5 breeding pairs||
|Sperm Cryopreservation||Cryopreservation of sperm from 2 males
* Mice only
|2 breeder males: 12 weeks-6 months old||
|Germplasm Cryostorage||Secure cryostorage in two independent facilities|