NIA Mutant Mouse Aging Colony for Biogerontology Research

Notice Number: NOT-AG-08-004

Key Dates
Release Date: May 20, 2008

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA),

The NIA has developed a colony of aging mutant and engineered mouse models of interest to the aging research community.  Currently the colony consists of four lines: Snell Dwarf mice (oldest date of birth is 1/07), Ames Dwarf mice (oldest date of birth is 2/07), a GFP reporter transgenic line where the GFP is expressed in all tissues under the human ubiquitin C promoter (oldest date of birth is 3/07), and the mutant alpha-synuclein transgenic line B6; C3H-Tg (Prnp-SNCA)M83/Vle (oldest date of birth is 4/07).  The goal of this colony is to provide small numbers of mice at different ages to facilitate NIH-funded studies on aging. 

Information on the mouse models, selected references, and ordering procedures and forms are available on the web at


Questions should be directed to
Dr. Nancy L. Nadon (,  301-402-7744

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