Loos2 animal documentation

Sheltering behavior and locomotor activity in males of 11 inbred strains of mice and within-strain variation of 8 of those strains   (2016)

Loos M, Koopmans B
With: Aarts E, Maroteaux G, van der Sluis S, Verhage M, Smit AB, Neuro-BSIK Mouse Phenomics Consortium

See also: Loos2 protocol


Animal documentation

Source Mice obtained from The Jackson Laboratory and bred in the facilities of the NeuroBSIK Consortium
Ages
8-12 wks
Feed

Not specified, provided ad libitum

Water
Provided ad libitum
Temperature
Not specified
Humidity
Not specified
Housing
Singly housed on sawdust in standard Makrolon type II cages enriched with cardboard nesting material for at least one wk prior to testing
Photoperiod 7:00/19:00 lights on/off (abrubt phase transition)
Care and Use

Protocols performed according to the European Communities Council Directive of 24 November 1986 (86/609 EEC) and with approval of the local animal care and use committee of VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands