Speed Congenics FAQs

What is Speed Congenics?
For which mouse strain pairs does PolyGene offer Speed Congenics?
What if PolyGene doesn’t have markers for the mouse strain I need?
Do I need to know the background of the strain?
Why is the genetic background information of a mouse strain important?
What is the average distance between the 96 microsatellite markers?
How quickly will I receive the results of the analysis from the first generation?
How do I send PolyGene the mouse tissue?
Which animals should be tested?
Does PolyGene recommend a breeding scheme?
How many animals must be chosen for each generation of breeding?
What about SNPs versus microsatellite markers?
Who do I contact for more information on the Speed Congenics Service?

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