Animals

Small animal facility breeds and maintains New Zealand White strain of rabbit, two strains of rats (Wistar and Sprague Dawley) and several strains of mice exclusively for research activities at IISc.

LIST OF LABORATORY ANIMAL STRAINS MAINTAINED AT CAF, IISc

List of conventional Mouse strains

BALB/c Expansion mode
C57BL/6 Expansion mode
Swiss Expansion mode
CD1 Maintenance mode
129/SvJ  or 129X1 Maintenance mode
C3He/J Maintenance mode

   List of immune-deficient Mouse strains

Nude mice Expansion mode

        List of Genetically modified Mouse strains

iNOS- or B6.129P2-Nos2tm1Lau/J Maintenance mode
 gp91phox- or B6.129S-Cybbtm1Din/J  Maintenance mode
 Tlr2 KO or B6.129-Tlr2tm1Kir/J Maintenance mode
FVB-Tg(GFAP-cre)25Mes/J Maintenance mode

List of Rat strains

 Sprague Dawley Expansion mode
 Wistar Expansion mode

List of Rabbit strains

 New Zealand White Maintenance mode

List of Hamster strains

Golden/Syrian Hamster Maintenance mode

N.B:- Strains at maintenance mode can be expanded for production and supply purpose on demand.