|Acquired by||Taconic Farms|
Xenogen Biosciences Corporation offers animal production and phenotyping services to biopharmaceutical companies and biomedical researchers. The company also offers DNA microinjection, transgene integration analysis, specialty strain package, various strains of mice, DNA microinjection, and transgene integration analysis packages, as well as transgenic production, phenotyping, and custom gene targeting programs. Its services are used to create bioluminescent animal models to test the effects of a drug on a gene/protein in a biological system. Xenogen Biosciences Corporation was formerly known as Chrysalis DNX Transgenic Sciences. The company is based in Cranbury, New Jersey. As of December 11, 2009, Xenogen Biosciences Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Taconic Farms, Inc.