Schonfeld1 animal documentation

Strain survey of liver and plasma lipids and blood glucose levels in 11 inbred strains of mice   (2005)

Schonfeld G
With: Lin X, Yue P, and Chen Z

See also: Schonfeld1 protocol


Schonfeld1 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor
Ten inbred strains of mice of both genders were purchased from Jackson Laboratory (JAX®, Bar Harbor, ME). AKR males were not studied because only AKR females were available from the supplier.
Ages
Mice were 11-12 wks of age on the day of sacrifice
Feed
Purina mouse chow 5053 containing 4.5% fat, 20.0% protein, and 54.8% carbohydrate (LabDiet)
Water
Ad libitum
Housing
group-housed 4-5 mice of the same sex per cage
Room temperature
24°C
Bedding
corncob; aspen chips during GTT and ITT days
Photoperiod
12h/12h light/dark cycle (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM)
Health status
All animal procedures were performed in accordance with guidelines of Washington University's Animal Studies Committee and approved by the IACUC of Washington University.