Sunde1 animal documentation

Selenium regulation of selenoprotein enzyme activity and transcripts in 8 inbred founder strains of the Collaborative Cross   (2018)

Sunde RA

See also: Sunde1 protocol


Animal documentation

Source Male mice obtained from The Jackson Laboratory
Ages
Mice tested at 3-14 wks of age
Feed

Basal Se-deficient diet: rodent torula-yeast diet containing 0.005 µg Se/g diet, supplemented with 100 mg/kg of all-rac-alpha-tocopherol acetate to ensure prevention of necrosis, and supplemented with 0.4% L-methionine to ensure adequate growth, provided ad libitum

Water
Provided ad libitum
Temperature
Not specified
Humidity
Not specified
Housing

Mice were housed individually in hanging-wire cages at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Photoperiod Not specified
Care and Use
The animal protocol was approved by the Research Animal Resources Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (protocol A005368)