Charles River offers monoclonal and polyclonal antisera production in a variety of species, such as rodents and farm animals. Projects can be customized to client-specific requirements and cGMP standards. Options include production of antisera by Charles River or preparation of animals for production and shipment to client. Routes of injection are dependent on species of animal used but include: ID, SC, IM, IV, and IP. Subcontracting for purification of antisera is also available.

Blood Products, Tissues, and Organs

Charles River can provide blood products, tissues, and organs collected from VAF/Plus® rats, mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, or gerbils. We also have VAF/Elite® (immunodeficient and immunocompetent) models available for a limited selection of tissues and organs.


Our standard strain is a hybrid cross of B6D2F1 and B6C3F1, and these embryos can be used for:

  • Mouse embryo assay (MEA) testing for culture media, labware, and medical devices
  • Practicing embryology procedures and techniques
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) training

In addition, we offer stock embryos from strains including:

  • C57BL/6NCrl
  • BALB/cAnNCrl
  • B6N-Tyrc/BrdCrCrl