Chesler4 animal documentation

Behavioral and nociception traits in a Diversity Outbred (DO) mouse population and 8 founder inbred strains   (2013)

Logan RW, Robledo RF, Recla JM, Chesler EJ
With: Philip VM, Bubier JA, Jay JJ, Harwood C, Wilcox T, Gatti DM, Bult CJ, Churchill GA

See also: Chesler4 protocol


Chesler4 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor The Jackson Laboratory (JAX®, Bar Harbor, ME)
Ages
Mice obtained at 6 wks of age; tested 12-16 wks of age
Feed
NIH31 5K52, LabDiet (St. Louis MO), given ad libitum
Water
Acidified, provided ad libitum
Temperature
Climate controlled, temperature not specified
Humidity
Climate controlled, humidity not specified
Housing
Duplex polycarbonate cages with a Shepherd Shack on ventilated racks providing 99.997% HEPA filtered air; initially mice housed 5 per cage; reduced density for some males due to fighting
Bedding
Pine cob
Photoperiod
12h:12h light cycle
Care and Use
Protocols approved by The Jackson Laboratory Animal Care and Use Committee, and conducted in compliance with the Niational Institutes of Health Guidelines for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals