Bodnar1 animal documentation

Diet preference: Sucrose intake in males of 12 inbred strains of mice   (2006)

Bodnar R, Kest B, Lewis S



Acclimation and testing periods

Males 12 wks
Initially, each animal was provided with a pre-weighed ration (~20 g) of Purina Mouse chow (5.3 kcal/g)
Two calibrated and preweighed (100 mL capacity, 0.1 g = 0.1 mL, Lab Products, Seaford, DE) sipper tubes each filled with water (~40 mL each)
Bedding Wood shavings
All mice were individually housed in plastic "tub" cages (30 cm x 20 cm x 15 cm) with a stainless steel grid lid
Photoperiod 12-h light/12-h dark cycle with lights off at 2000 h
22 °C
Health status
All procedures were approved by the Queens College Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee