Murine Biospecimen Collection

Superior quality organs, fluids, tissue, and embryo products can be harvested from all Taconic Biosciences animal models using aseptic methodology. Biospecimens are available fresh harvest, frozen, or flash-frozen using liquid nitrogen and in RNA later for gene expression studies. This service can also be coupled with our contract breeding and RNAi model generation services.

Sample list of fluids and tissues that can be harvested:

Blood Products:
  • Whole Blood
  • Serum
  • Plasma
Soft Tissues and Organs:
Adipose tissue Epididymis Muscle Stomach
Adrenal Eye Ovary Tail
Aorta Heart Pancreas Testis
Bone Hypothalmus Pituitary Thymus
Brain Kidney Skin Tibia
Cerebrospinal Fluid Large Intestine Small Intestine Uterus
Colon Liver Specific brain areas Vagina
Embryo Lymph Node Spleen