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649 Lofstrand Lane
Rockville, MD 20850, USA

Category: BioManufacturing; Research Services & Supplies; Suppliers (CRO)

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BIOCON Inc is a contract research organization specialized in offering preclinical research services to government, military, bio-pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical and consumer products clients. The company was founded in 1978.

BIOCON has expertise in animal holding and breeding, small-animal model development, acute, subacute and subchronic toxicity testing, vaccine development, product safety testing and animal disease diagnostic services. The company offers a comprehensive range of non-GLP and GLP-compliant in vivo preclinical services designed to meet all of client's small-animal research, housing and breeding needs. It has extensive experience in breeding and maintaining numerous mouse strains, including congenic and transgenic mice. The company also provides quality housing, breeding, technical manipulation and colony management of small research animals. It is specialized in providing a wide range of support services that include: cryopreservation, embryo re-derivation, veterinary pathology, routine histology, quarantine, and animal health-screening services. The company designs and performs both discovery and preclinical phase safety studies to determine whether biologic materials intended for human use produce either unexpected or unacceptable levels of reactivity in test animals. It is AAALAC-accredited, OLAW approved and USDA compliant company.