Name of resource

OVOCURA, Wroclaw Medical University

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Professor
First name Andrzej
Last name Szuba
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Wroclaw Medical University
Street Address Pasteura 1
City Wroclaw
Postcode 50-367
Country
  • Poland
  • Website

    http://ovocura.agena.kei.pl/index.php/d1=101

    Contact email

    ovocura@up.wroc.pl

    Summary

    The collection currently used for investigation bio-substances on animal models as a part of study ‘innovative technologies of bio-preparations’ production on the base of new generation of eggs – OVOCURA; The collection for use in research studies of a wider community.

    1a. The resource holds animal models relevant to the study of the following neurodegenerative diseases
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • 1b. The resource holds:
  • Animals
  • 2a. The resource acts as a centre for access and distribution to external groups (who are not the PIs of the resource)
    2b. Procedures and rules for access
  • Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Charge for storage
  • 3a. Does the resource develop animal models for external groups

    2

    3b. Types of models provided
  • Wild type
  • Natural variation
  • 4a This activity is supported as:
  • Independent of collaboration
  • 4b. The supplied material deposited in a central repository

    1

    5a Disease models available
    Disease Species Available to external user (Y/N) Full phenotypic character (Y/N or partial) Phenotypes Genotypes or other subtypes
    AD mouse N Partial amyloid beta deposits plaques B6.Cg-Tg(APPswe,PSEN1dE9)85Dbo/J
    AD rat N N
    6. European or international consortia or networks to which the resource is linked
    Jackson Laboratories, USAInternational mouse knockout consortium
    Jackson Laboratories USA
    7a. Maintenance of the resource is dependent on continued funding

    1

    7b. End date of current funding period

    N/A

    7c. Expected lifespan of the resource (in years)

    5

    7d. Other plans affecting future use

    Continuation of research studies on neurodegenerative diseases

    Types: Experimental Models
    Member States: Poland
    Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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