AUTHOR: RICKI LEWIS, pp.18
In just over a decade, genetically engineered mice have brought dramatic changes to the biomedical sciences, offering basic researchers ways to detect the influences of single genes and more clinically oriented investigators compellingly close models of human disease.
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Charles River Laboratories
Products: OncoMice (five strains, transgenes are various oncogenes); apo-A-1 (transgene is human apolipoprotein A-1); ImmortoMouse (transgene is an SV40 gene allowing immortality of cells in culture). Call for details and prices.
DNX 303B College Rd. East
Products: Premium mouse service (microinjection) with PCR $7,250; with slot blot analysis $7,500; with southern blot analysis $8,000. Shipping and handling $100. Basic mouse service $4,000 (researcher identifies transgenics).