Tordoff2: Diet preference: Survey of food consumption and water intake using 2-bottle choice test in males of 28 inbred strains of mice (2001)

Bachmanov AA, Reed DR, Beauchamp GK, Tordoff MG. Food intake, water intake, and drinking spout side preference of 28 mouse strains. Behav Genet. 2002 Nov;32(6):435-443.   PubMed 12467341  


       
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Participants Michael G Tordoff       Monell Chemical Senses Center Philadelphia, PA
Alexander A Bachmanov       Monell Chemical Senses Center Philadelphia, PA
ContactMichael G Tordoff     tordoff@monell.org
AffiliationMonell Chemical Senses Center
AcknowledgementsFunding provided by NIH DK46791, AA12715, AA11028, DC03854
Project type Phenotype strain survey data set
MPD identifiersTordoff2     MPD:63
Data changelog No updates/corrections.       Initial release date: 06/2001.
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Food and water intake were measured every day over a four day period. Water was available from two tubes (left and right); intake was measured separately for each tube. Additional fields were derived from the primary measurements (daily average intakes, daily average intakes adjusted for body weight, and percent preference for right water tube over left). The daily average values and the right tube preference are used for MPD correlations and strain outlier analyses.

Summary of procedures that were conducted
• body weight
• intake monitoring Food intake, water intake. Daily.
Mice: inbred   28 strains   ♂   age 4-12wks   1 cohort

Data set MPD ID Procedure / Protocol Drug or Challenge Phenotype Measure Panel No. of Strains Sex Age Sample Size (Avg)
    Tordoff2 6308 body weight (none) body weight average   [g]  bwavg inbred 28 m 4-12wks N=12
    Tordoff2 6313 intake monitoring (none) food intake   [g]     daily    daily adj for body weight inbred 28 m 4-12wks N=12
    Tordoff2 6327 intake monitoring (none) water intake   [mL]     daily    daily adj for body weight inbred 28 m 4-12wks N=12
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