Crabbe2 animal documentation

Drug study: Effects of diazepam on activity, motor coordination, and body temperature, in 15 inbred strains of mice   (1998)

Crabbe JC, Gallaher EJ, Belknap JK
With: Cross SJ

See also: Crabbe2 protocol


Crabbe2_Animal

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor Mice were obtained at 5 wks of age from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)

Acclimation duration at test facility

1 wks in conventional, non-barrier facility at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon, USA

Age at testing

6-7 wks of age

Feed

Purina 5001 bought locally; ad libitum.

Water

Tap; ad libitum

Housing

4 mice per cage (Thoren clear polypropylene 28 x 18 x 13 cm) with filter tops for all strains

Bedding

1/4" Bed-o-cob

Photoperiod

12 h on (0600 h) 12 h off

Temperature

21 +/- 2.0 C

Health status

Mice were reported in excellent health