Name of resource

OVOCURA, Wroclaw Medical University

Name of Principal Investigator
First nameAndrzej
Last nameSzuba
Address of institution where award is held
InstitutionWroclaw Medical University
Street AddressPasteura 1
  • Poland
  • Website

    Contact email

    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


    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


    5a Disease models available
    DiseaseSpeciesAvailable to external user (Y/N)Full phenotypic character (Y/N or partial)PhenotypesGenotypes or other subtypes
    ADmouseNPartialamyloid beta deposits plaquesB6.Cg-Tg(APPswe,PSEN1dE9)85Dbo/J
    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


    7b. End date of current funding period


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


    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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