Palmer5 animal documentation

Behavioral and metabolic traits in a panel of F1 hybrids involving 30 inbred strains and C57BL/6J males, where mice are +/+ for the Tcf7l2 gene   (2017)

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

See also: Palmer5 protocol


Animal documentation

Source The Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, ME); Tcf7l2 +/- mice were engineered at the University of Chicago; see Sittig et al., 2016 for more information about these mice
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