Brown2 animal documentation

Visual ability and spatial, motor and olfactory learning and memory in 14 inbred strains of mice   (2004)

Brown RE, Schellinck HM, Gunn RK, Wong AA, O'Leary TP
With: Currie L, Hoffman N, Savoie V

See also: Brown2 protocol


Brown2_Animal_Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor
Mice were obtained at 8 wks of age from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)
Acclimation
2 wks
Ages
Males were 10 wks of age at the start of the experiment
Feed
Purina 5001 bought locally; ad libitum
Water
Tap; ad libitum
Bedding
Wood shavings
Housing
Individually housed (Clear plastic, 30 x 19 x 13 cm, cages)
Photoperiod
12 h light (off at 0900 h): 12 h dark; all testing was completed during the dark phase
Temperature
22 ± 2 °C
Health status
Mice were treated in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Canada Council on Animal Care, and the experimental protocol was approved by the Dalhousie University Committee on Animal Care.