Rusyn5 animal documentation

Drug study: High-fat diet plus subchronic alcohol-induced effects in males of 14 inbred strains of mice   (2011)

Rusyn I
With: Tsuchiya M, Ji C, Kosyk O, Shymonyak S, Melnyk S, Kono H, Tryndyak V, Muskhelishvili L, Pogribny IP, Kaplowitz N, Gatti DM, Kawaguchi A, Lam TC, Uehara T, Wright FA

See also: Rusyn5 protocol


Rusyn5_Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor
Male inbred strains were purchased from the Jackson Laboratory (JAX®, Bar Harbor, ME) at 5-6 wks of age
Ages
Mice were 8-14 wks of age at the start of the study
Feed
Free access to the water and irradiated NTP-2000 wafer chow (Zeigler Brothers, Inc., East Berlin, PA)
Water
Water was given ad libitum
Housing
Individually housed in metabolic cages
Room temperature
20.6-23.9°C ambient temperature
Humidity
35-65%
Bedding
No bedding. Wire-bottom cages.
Photoperiod
12h:12h light-dark cycle
Regulatory compliance
Care of mice followed institutional guidelines under a protocol approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.