Wahlsten1 animal documentation

Survey of motor activity, behavior, and forebrain morphometry in 21 inbred strains of mice across two laboratories   (2003)

Wahlsten D, Crabbe JC
With: Bachmanov A, Finn DA, Cooper S, Bryden C, Metten P, Sibert J, Moisan B

See also: Wahlsten1 protocol


Wahlsten1 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor
Mice were obtained at 6-7 wks of age from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)
Acclimation
2-3 wks in conventional, non-barrier facility at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon, USA
Ages at testing
9 wks of age (behavior); 12 wks of age (brain measurements)
Feed
Purina 5001 bought locally; ad libitum
Water
Tap; ad libitum
Housing
2-5 mice per cage (polycarbonate or polysulfone cage)
Bedding
Bed-o-cob, 6mm
Photoperiod
12 h light (on from 0600 to 1800), 12 h dark
Temperature
21 ± 1.0°C
Health status
Mice were reported in excellent health