We offer monoclonal and polyclonal antibody production services in cooperation with Squarix Biotechnology GmbH.

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 upon request. All biospecimens are collected in our biosecure surgery suite by experienced animal surgeons and processed in our surgical facilities by highly trained surgical technicians. Each order is priced individually based on strain of research animal and the complexity of the procedure.

Blood Products

Tissues and Organs

  • Whole blood
  • Serum
  • Plasma
  • Heart (nonperfused)
  • Lungs
  • Liver (nonperfused)
  • Kidneys (nonperfused)
  • Spleen
  • Pancreas
  • Stomach
  • Uterus
  • Ovaries
  • Tail
  • Brain
  • Bone, skin or muscle tissue


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