JAX EZ Freeze

A special opportunity for Researchers in select areas

Receive 20% off JAX® Sperm Cryo or 15% off Speed Rederivation Service plus FREE* shipping! For this special event, JAX will pick up your mice at your institution at no cost to you. Any researchers at institutions within the locations below are eligible to participate.

Interested in having an EZ Freeze in your area? Contact your Regional Representative to ask how.

Reasons to EZ Freeze

  • Are you running out of mouse room space?
  • Do you need to rederive a genetically modified strain?
  • Are your strains at risk of being lost to unexpected catastrophes?
  • Is the cost of maintaining inactive strains draining your budget?

Calculate your savings using our Sperm Cryo Cost Savings Calculator

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Shipping details

Important locations and dates

*Mice must be brought to your organization's loading dock and be available for pick up during the scheduled window of time that will be provided to you.

EZ Freeze locations Submission Deadline Pick-up Date
Chicago
Institutes in the Chicago area
Wednesday, July 16 Wednesday, July 23
Boston
Institutes located within the Route 128 loop
Monday, July 21 Thursday, July 31
New York City
Instutites within New York City metro areas
Monday, August 4 Wednesday, August 13
To take advantage of this offer, complete the strain submission and service request form.



Sperm Cryo Service

  • Requires two male mice, 10 to 16 weeks old, for each strain
  • A quality control IVF test will be performed using wild-type oocytes from mice of the appropriate genetic background. The test results will be reported to you.
  • We require an attempt to recover non-standard strain backgrounds to live born (added cost of $1,025 per strain). This service is recommended for standard strain backgrounds if the fertilization rate to two cell is below 20%
  • Includes one year of storage, in three cryopreservation tanks, in two locations

Complete service details

Pricing

EZ Freeze price: $1,200.00
For the following background strains: B6129SF1/J, B6C3F1/J, BALB/cByJ, BALB/cJ, C3H/HeJ, C57BL/6J, C57BL/6NJ, DBA/1J, DBA/2J, FVB/NJ, NOD/ShiLtJ

EZ Freeze price: $1,440.00
For the following background strains: 129X1/SvJ, 129S1/SvImJ, C57BL/10J

Speed Rederivation with Sperm Cryo Service

  • Requires two male mice, 10 to 16 weeks of age, for each strain
  • An IVF procedure with wild-type oocytes from mice of the appropriate genetic background will be conducted and three embryo transfers will be performed.
  • A minimum of eight specified and opportunistic pathogen free (SOPF) mice will be provided (typically 12 or more; if males are too old, we may not have sufficient sperm to freeze and cannot guarantee a minimum number of mice)
  • Includes one year of storage in three cryopreservation tanks, in two locations

Complete service details

Pricing

EZ Freeze price: $3,145.00
For the following background strains: B6129SF1/J, B6C3F1/J, BALB/cByJ, BALB/cJ, C3H/HeJ, C57BL/6J, C57BL/6NJ, DBA/1J, DBA/2J, FVB/NJ, NOD/ShiLtJ

EZ Freeze price: $3,400.00
For the following background strains: 129X1/SvJ, 129S1/SvImJ, C57BL/10J