Aged Biospecimens

The Center maintains and distributes valuable aged biospecimens which are currently available to researchers upon request. Interested researchers should contact:

Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell
Research Scientist
The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

Animal Resource Database

Tissues from the Center’s 32 inbred strain cross sectional study have also been contributed to the University of Michigan Nathan Shock Center’s Animal Resource Database which aims to facilitate sharing of scarce animals and tissues by researchers working on the biology of aging.

Genetic variants: 32 inbred strains
Ages: 6, 12 and 20 months
Tissues: liver, muscle, plasma
Database listing number: 2009-11-15AA