Retinal Degeneration Panel
Since retinal degeneration mutations are common in mice and some other research models, it is important to detect and control for the presence of these genetic mutations when performing retinal disorder studies or behavioral studies where a mixture of sighted and non-sighted animals will impact results. To help researchers identify carrier animals this SNP panel includes the following assays:
- Pde6brd1 (retinal degeneration)
- Prph2rd2 (retinal degeneration slow)
- Crb1rd8 (crumbs homolog 1 (Drosophila))
Results are GTCAssured with each sample tested using a single assay with two independent runs. We utilize a proprietary DNA isolation methodology to maximize DNA quality and perform PCR melt curve analysis to generate quality, unambiguous results. Results will be delivered in 3-business days and include all methods and raw data for complete evaluation and publication purposes.
- Collect tail tissue, ear notches, extracted DNA, or equivalent volumes of other tissues
- Submit samples in your preferred containers
- Ship at room temperature
For more information about genes affecting retinal degeneration, visit The Jackson Laboratory’s Eye Mutant Resource.