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NR-21963   Schistosoma mansoni, Strain NMRI, Exposed Swiss Webster Mice
(Parasitic Worms)
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Designations: Schistosoma mansoni, Strain NMRI, Exposed Swiss Webster Mice
Organism: Schistosoma mansoni
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Contributor: FA Lewis
Comments:
Quantity limit per year for this item is 1,200 mice. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Schistosoma mansoni (S. mansoni), strain NMRI was isolated in the 1940s from S. mansoni eggs obtained from infected Puerto Rican school children.

NR-21963 consists of female Swiss-Webster mice obtained from Taconic and exposed to S. mansoni, strain NMRI.

Orders can usually be filled between 7-8 weeks. This delay on new orders is due to a required acclimation period from the date of receipt from the vendor and the exposure of the animals to cercariae. Please plan in advance when ordering mice. Authorization from an institution's animal care and use committee is usually required for these animals to be accepted into a facility.

Shipments of mice ordered through BEI Resources will be shipped by Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) in Rockville, MD. BRI maintains an AAALAC accredited facility, and can supply you or your veterinarian with information on our sentinel animal program and the latest health reports from Taconic. A copy of the most recent sentinel surveillance report from BRI and the commercial supplier's health reports for the infected animals is included in the shipment. If the address of your animal facility is different from that of your lab, please contact us at contact@beiresources.org to set up the appropriate shipping destination.

To set up a standing recurring order of infected mice, please use the form linked here: Schistosome Standing Order Reagent Request Form. The form can be submitted via email to contact@beiresources.org.

Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by the NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center for distribution through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Schistosoma mansoni, Strain NMRI, Exposed Swiss Webster Mice, NR-21963".
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Chabon, J. J., et al. "Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Signaling in Schistosoma-Induced Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension." Pulm. Circ. 4 (2014): 289-299. PubMed: 25006448.

Yoshino, T. P., et al. "Circulating Biomphalaria glabrata Hemocyte Subpopulations Possess Shared Schistosome Glycans and Receptors Capable of Binding Larval Glycoconjugates." Exp. Parasitol. 133 (2013): 28-36. PubMed: 23085445.
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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.

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