McMullan2 animal documentation

Voluntary exercise traits in aging females of 43 Collaborative Cross strains of mice   (2017)

McMullan RC, Pomp D, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F

See also: McMullan2 protocol


Animal documentation

Source Female mice were obtained from other experiments or from the System Genetics Core at UNC-Chapel Hill. Mice were retired breeders and varied in life history and age. Note that strain names are purposely not given the 'J' designation as they were obtained from UNC.
Ages
4-18 wks of age
Feed

Envigo 2920 irradiated chow, provided ad libitum

Water
Provided ad libitum
Temperature
23° +/- 1°C
Humidity
Humidity controlled, but not specified
Housing
Mice were grouped housed in standard cages prior to the experiment. During the experiment, mice were individually housed in standard laboratory cages with attached running wheels.
Photoperiod 12:12h light:dark cycle (lights on at 0700h)
Testing period The experiment was performed in 17 batches starting in August 2015 and ending in September 2016.
Care and Use
All procedures performed within this experiment were approved by the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee