Source Collaborative Cross mice were provided by Geniad Pty Ltd and bred at the Animal Resource Centre (Australia, WA, Perth); formal CC nomenclature (assigned by UNC) is used where possible. Collaborative Cross founder strains were obtained from The Jackson Laboratory and analyzed separately from the CC strains at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (Montreal Quebec Canada). Ages 5-8 wks of age at start of experiment Feed
Not specified, provided ad libitum
Water Provided ad libitum Temperature Not specified Humidity Humidity controlled, but not specified Housing Mice were group housed Photoperiod 12:12h light:dark cycle (lights on at 0700h) Care and Use All procedures performed in accordance with the guidelines and institutional Animal Ethics committee with ARVO statement for the Use of Animals.