Welcome to Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center
The Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center (AGSC) maintains a breeding colony of Mexican axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) and distributes axolotl embryos, larvae, and adults to laboratories and classrooms throughout the United States and abroad. The AGSC is located in the Department of Biology at the University of Kentucky and receives financial support (P40-OD019794) from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Our mission is to serve biology research programs and educators by providing experimental material and expertise and by encouraging and facilitating the exchange of information and ideas.
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You must be affiliated with an IACUC-sanctioned university or other scientific program
to receive animals.
No animals will be sold for informal research or personal interest requests.
AGSC DOES NOT SELL PETS
Individuals interested in obtaining axolotls as pets/hobby
should search for an alternative supplier.
- Online Ordering Available! Click here to place your order online
- Hobbyist Axolotl-keepers, order your supplies here
- K-12 teachers, order your supplies here
- NEW PRICE LIST
- Purchasing and Accounts Payable Representatives, click here to download our W-9 form for tax purposes