Ackert1: Aging study: Bone mineral density and body composition of 32 inbred strains of mice (2008)

Ackert-Bicknell C, Beamer WG, Rosen CJ, Sundberg JP   With: Juan R, Godfrey D, Coombs HF

       
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Participants Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell       The Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, ME
Wesley G Beamer       The Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, ME
Clifford J Rosen       The Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, ME
John P Sundberg       The Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, ME
With: Juan R, Godfrey D, Coombs HF
ContactCheryl Ackert-Bicknell     cheryl.ackertb@jax.org     Lab web site
AffiliationJAX Nathan Shock Aging Center
AcknowledgementsFunding provided by NIH AG025707 (NIA Nathan Shock Center for Aging Research); The Ellison Medical Foundation
Project type Phenotype strain survey data set
MPD identifiersAckert1     MPD:250
Data changelog 1 update/correction.       Initial release date: 03/2011.
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Animals were assessed in a cross-sectional study using densitometer dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) system. Note: Phenotyping and data collection were performed by two technical teams; one group collected 6 mo data while the other group collected 12 and 20 mo data.

Summary of procedures that were conducted
• body size and weight Body weight, body length, body mass index. Aging study, 6mo, 12mo, 20mo.
• DXA Body mass, fat mass, lean mass, bone mineral density and content, body area, bone area. Aging study, 6mo, 12mo, 20mo.
Mice: inbred   32 strains   ♀♂   age 26, 52, 87 wks   3 cohorts