Axenic service

Introduction

The production of genetically modified mice that serve as models of inherited diseases or as tools to dissect biological mechanisms has proven essential to the progress of biomedical science. Mice, like humans, are heavily colonized by microrganisms that can be pathogenic, innocuous or beneficial commensals.

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EMMA axenic (germ-free) service

Description of the service offered with information on costs, requirements, schedule, restrictions and potential collaborations.

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Institutions and facilities

An overview of academic and non-profit institutions where gnotobiology research is conducted in Europe, and detailled information about the Germ-Free Oeiras Service (GFOS).

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References

Selected literature illustrating recent advances in disentangling mouse genotype and microbiota contribution to phenotypes.

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