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JAX Tech Talk Episode 39: Let's Talk JAX Swiss Outbred Mice (June 29, 2021)

June 29, 2021 - In this episode, we discuss the new JAX Swiss Outbred mouse model also known as J:ARC. We will talk about how this strain is maintained using the Poiley method of rotational non-sibling breeding as well as some of the potential uses of this strain including toxicology and pharmacology screens.

Helpful Resources:

Strain datasheet for JAX Swiss Outbred mice 

Publication: Genetic variation within and between strains of outbred Swiss mice 

Publication: Studies on the polymorphism of the fifth component of complement in laboratory mice