Palmer4 animal documentation

Behavioral traits in a panel of F1 hybrids involving 30 inbred strains and C57BL/6J males, where mice are +/- for the Cacna1c gene   (2017)

Sittig LJ, Palmer AA
With: Carbonetto P, Engel KA, Krauss KS, Barrios-Camacho CM

See also: Palmer4 protocol


Animal documentation

Source The Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, ME); Cacna1c +/- mice were originally developed by Deltagen (San Mateo CA) and are commercially available as JAX strain #005783
Ages
Breeders shipped at 6-8 wks of age; offspring weaned at 21-24 days of age; offspring tested at 7-11 wks of age
Feed

Breeders received Envigo 2919; F1 offspring received Envigo 2918, provided ad libitum

Water
Provided ad libitum
Temperature
Not specified
Humidity
Not specified
Housing
F1 offspring housed in groups of 2-5 per cage
Photoperiod Not specified
Care and Use

All procedures approved by the University of Chicago Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee