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 hereor contact www.rrrc.us.
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.
The RRRC provides protocols for genotyping, cryopreservation, and embryonic stem cell culture techniques. Additionally, information about health monitoring and colony management is available.