Reed1 animal documentation

Survey of adipose depots, body size, and heart and kidney weights in males of 28 inbred strains of mice   (2009)

Reed DR, Bachmanov AA, Tordoff MG

See also: Reed1 protocol


Reed1 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor
Inbred strains of mice of both genders were purchased from Jackson Laboratory (JAX®,Bar Harbor, ME).
Ages
Mice were 26-67 wks of age on the day of sacrifice
Feed
Free access to water and pelleted Teklad Rodent Diet 8604 (4.4% fat)
Water
Ad libitum
Housing
Individually housed
Room temperature
23°C
Bedding
Shaved aspen chips
Photoperiod
12h/12h light/dark cycle (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM)
Health status
All protocols were reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of the Monell Chemical Senses Center