Chang1 animal documentation

Electroretinogram examination in 17 inbred strains of mice of mice   (2008)

Chang B, Hawes NL, Davisson MT
With: Hurd RE

See also: Chang1 protocol


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Acclimation and testing periods

Vendor JAX®
Ages
Greater than 6.6 - 7 wks of age
Feed
All mice were fed NIH31 (6% fat) chow ad libitum
Water
Drinking water was acidified to pH 2.8 to 3.2 to prevent bacterial growth
Housing
Mice were housed in cages covered with non-woven polyester filters
Bedding
Steam autoclaved white pine shavings
Photoperiod
14 hours (light) on, 10 hours off; or 12 h light : 12 h dark cycle
Relative humidity ~50%
Temperature
21 °C
Health status
The colony was monitored for specific pathogens by The Jackson Laboratory’s routine surveillance program