Institutional Collection: Disease Resistant and Susceptible Live Chicken Lines

Collection Information

CollectionCode: 
ADOL-LCL
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Institutional
Collection Description: 

Researchers at the Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory have developed 38 chicken lines selected for resistance and susceptibility to Marek’s disease, avian leucosis, and reticuloendotheliosis. Of these, 15 congenic lines are unique throughout the world and are used to study disease. Eggs from these lines have been distributed to researchers internationally.
Semen from these lines is available through NAGP.

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Living organisms
Preservation Type: 
Storage Environment: Ambient controlled (indoors)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
Material Transfer Agreement with USDA required.
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://usfsc.grscicoll.org/cool/y6r3-crc5

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
USDA/ARS, Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory
Mailing Address 2: 
4279 E. MT HOPE RD
Mailing Address 3: 
(empty)
City/Town: 
EAST LANSING
State/Province: 
MI
Postal/Zip Code: 
48823
Country: 
USA

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 9 August 2016 - 12:17pm EDT
  • Updated: 10 August 2016 - 9:24am EDT
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