JAX® Cryo Storage Service

JAX maintains over 14,000 strains in a cryopreserved state. All tanks are auto filled, auto alarmed, routinely inspected and under 24/7 surveillance in secure facilities. We divide samples among multiple tanks in multiple locations for extra safety and security.


  • Ideal for safely storing large numbers of cryopreserved strains off-site
  • Storage included with all our cryopreservation services
  • No need to invest in and maintain infrastructure—including databases—to keep mouse germplasm safely cryopreserved
  • Germplasm can be quickly recovered to produce specified and opportunistic pathogen free (SOPF) mice
  • Ideal for transgenic cores and investigators with many cryopreserved samples
  • Great 'back up' plan for disaster recovery


  • Safe storage of your cryopreserved mouse sperm, embryos, or ES cells
  • Additional years of storage available at $190/yr/strain

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