The PCF-laboratory is responsible for the genotyping of the laboratory rodents bred in the PCF. The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is the most common method to determine the genotype of laboratory animals.  


  • genotyping of all mouse strains maintained in the Animal House
  • data documentation
  • development of protocols
  • administrative support of research groups
  • support the research groups with setup of animal colonies


  • Biozym Thermal cycler
  • Biorad C1000 touch Thermal cycler
  • BioRad GelDoc XR+ gel documentation system
  • Pequlab centrifuge and minicentrifuge
  • Promega Maxwell, DNA preparation system (automated tissue preparation)
  • Leica MZ 10F Stereomicroscope, Flourescence (mCherry, YFP, GFP)