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RIKEN BioResource Center Mouse E-mail Message   No. 55
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  The RIKEN BioResource Center (BRC) provides you the most up-to-date
information such as newly deposited mouse strains.


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- Special topic: Mouse of the Month "BALB/c Hbb Congenic Strains"
- Visit to the National Laboratory Animal Center in Taiwan
- Execution of license agreement with TET System Holding
- Newly deposited mouse strains
- Newly available mouse strains
- Mouse strains for freeze preservation
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|  Special topic: Mouse of the Month    Jan 2009
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  BALB/c Hbb Congenic Strains:
                     Sustaining Hemoglobin Beta Chain Variations
  
      RBRC00578   BALB/c-Hbb<p>
      RBRC00568   BALB/c-Hbb<w1>
      RBRC01451   BALB/c-Hbb<w2>
      RBRC00641   BALB/cAn(Hbb<d>)
    
    Depositor: Dr. Toshihiko Shiroishi (National Institute of Genetics)
               Dr. Tetsuo Morita (University of Miyazaki)

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/nm200901_01.html

    Mouse of the Month archive
    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/en/mouse_of_month_list.shtml


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|  Visit to the National Laboratory Animal Center in Taiwan
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  Drs. Ike and Mekada, of the Experimental Animal Division at RIKEN BRC 
recently visited the National Laboratory Animal Center (NLAC) in Taiwan 
from January 11-17th, 2009. 

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/nm200901_02e.html


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|  Execution of license agreement with TET System Holding
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  RIKEN BRC and TET Systems Holding, a privately-held, Heidelberg-based
German biotech company, have signed a new license agreement.
Under this agreement, RIKEN BRC will receive, maintain, reproduce, use
and distribute mouse resources which contain, or are produced using
TET technology.

    http://www.tetsystems.com/company/news/


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|  Newly deposited mouse strains
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  These mice have been newly deposited to RIKEN BRC. They will be
made available soon after rederivation. We appreciate the depositors for
their contributions to the scientific community.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/new0901e.html


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|  Newly available mouse strains
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  These mice have just been rederived into our barrier facility,
and are now available for distribution.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/opn0901e.html


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|  Mouse strains for freeze preservation
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  Since a sufficient number of embryos have already been preserved, 
live mice from these strains will be closed soon. It will take more than
3 months to recover live mice from frozen stock.
Please let us know as soon as possible, if you plan to request these
mice alive.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/freeze0901e.html


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2009.1.30