Rodent Genetic Engineering Core (RGEC): Fees

Effective September 1, 2011

Service Strain Guarantee Price/day
DNA injection FVB/N At least 120 FVB/N eggs injected per day. Fee includes up to 5 transfers. User provides donor females. Success rate is directly influenced by DNA quality as provided by user. We will run a test gel on your purified DNA prep to verify that the appropriate band is seen and dilute with injection buffer prior to each injection session. $1400.00
  C57BL/6 No guarantees on number of eggs and pups born. Fee includes up to 5 transfers. User provides donor females. $1450.00
  Specialty strains User provides donor females and stud males. Fee includes up to 5 transfers. $1400.00
ES cell injection C57BL/6 At least 25 embryos injected with no guarantees (contribution depends upon the quality of ES cells). Fee includes up to 3 transfers. User provides donor females (C57Bl/6) or BOTH males and females for any non-C57Bl/6 strain. $1500.00
Rederivation Any strain Fee includes up to 2 transfers. $650.00
Fresh or frozen embryo rederivation Any strain Fee includes up to 2 transfers. $500.00
Partial rederivation Any strain Pre-surgery/harvest only (too few/no eggs fertilized). $225.00
IVF Any strain Fee includes up to 4 transfers. $1150.00
Partial IVF Any strain Pre-surgery/IVF only with no transfers. $650.00
Additional embryo transfer Any strain Applies to any service. $215.00
Sperm freezing Any strain Fee is per line. $300.00
Mouse embryo cryopreservation Any strain Fee is per day. Up to 15 mice/day from multiple lines. $700.00
Tail biopsies (with identification) Any strain Must be indicated on requisition form at time of service. $75.00/hr
Timed pregnant females ICR Fee is per plugged female. $30.00
ES cell targeting Any MAP-tested parental ES cell line User will be provided with clones from up to three 96-well plates to use to prepare DNA for confirming homologous recombination via Southern blot. $5000.00
Expansion of ES cells targeted in-house for storage Any MAP-tested parental ES cell line Up to 5 clones will be expanded and frozen in up to 5 vials per clone. $1000.00
Expansion of targeted ES cells for injection Any MAP-tested parental ES cell line Up to 2 clones will be expanded for injection within the same business week. $1000.00 + cost of any non-standard reagents.
An approximately 3% price increase for all services will occur annually on September 1.