Rice1 animal documentation

Using hair proteomics to distinguish 11 strains of mice   (2012)

Rice RH, Sundberg JP
With: Bradshaw KM, Durbin-Johnson BP, Rocke DM, Eigenheer RA, Phinney BS

See also: Rice1 protocol


Rice1 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor The Jackson Laboratory (JAX®, Bar Harbor, ME)
Ages
Mice were tested 10-16 wks of age, with the following exceptions: CAST/EiJ (17 wks); C57BL/6J, C3H/HeJ, SB/LeJ (19 wks).
Feed
NIH-31 (6% fat), LabDiet 5K52 (Purina Mills, St. Louis MO), given ad libitum
Water
Acidified, provided ad libitum
Temperature
Controlled, not specified
Humidity
Controlled, not specified
Housing
Double-pen polycarbonate cages (330 cm2 floor area); four mice per pen
Photoperiod 12-h light:dark
Health
Specific-pathogen free conditions
Care and Use

Protocols approved by The Jackson Laboratory's Animal Care and Use Committee