The animal facility provides several services to support the work developed by different research groups. These services are available to internal users and also to external users upon request.

Services available:

  • Maintenance and breeding of mouse transgenic strains (includes also timed pregnant females)
  • Production of mice and rats of several strains (NMRI, CD1, BALB/c, C57BL/6, C3H, FVB, Sv129, Nude mice and Wistar han rats)
  • Rederivation of mice strains (embryo transfer)
  • Cryopreservation of mouse embryos
  • Polyclonal antibody production in rat and rabbit
  • Training and support in the application of different administration and collection techniques: intravenous, intracardiac, intradermal, subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, oral gavage
  • Training and support in the development of surgical models
  • Health monitoring of mouse and rat colonies
  • Level 2 and level 3 infectious models and rooms
  • Support in the use of specific equipment: IVIS Lumina, Ultrasound, X-Ray
  • Oncological models development


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