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Microbiota Characterization Now Offered
 July 07, 2014
The RRRC now offers a full line of NGS-related services including fecal DNA extraction, 16S rDNA gene sequencing, and informatics analysis to researchers using rat models.  For more information, please see here or contact
Need a New Rat Model?
 March 21, 2017
Need a new rat model?  The RRRC in conjunction with the MU Animal Modeling Core (AMC) can assist with the generation of transgenic rats, create knock-out and knock-in rats using CRISPR/Cas9 technology and genetically manipulate rat embryonic stem cells to make chimeric animals.  Contact us to discuss your rat model needs and how we can help.
  1. Germline Transmisson of a Novel Rat Embryonic Stem Cell Line Derived from Transgenic rats. Men H. Bauer BA, Bryda EC. Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Sep 20;21(14):2606-12. PMCID: PMC3438845

  1. Changes in rat spermatozoa function after cooling, cryopreservation and centrifugation processes. Kim S, Agca C, Agca Y. Cryobiology. 2012 Jun 30.  

  1. Effects of various physical stress factors on mitochondrial function and reactive oxygen species in rat spermatozoa. Kim S, Agca C, Agca Y. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2012 Nov 12. doi: 10.1071/RD12212. PMCID: PMC3706545