Metten2 animal documentation

Drug study: Alcohol withdrawal severity in males of 15 inbred strains of mice   (2005)

Metten P, Crabbe JC

See also: Metten2 protocol


Metten2 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor Mice were obtained at 5-6 wks of age from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)
Acclimation
3 wks in conventional, non-barrier facility at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon, USA
Ages
8-15 wks
Feed
Purina 5001 bought locally; ad libitum
Water
Tap; ad libitum
Housing
2-4 mice per cage (polycarbonate or polysulfone cage)
Bedding
1/4" Bed-o-cob
Photoperiod
12 h light (on from 0600 to 1800), 12 h dark
Temperature
22 ± 2.0°C
Health status
Mice were reported in excellent health