DiCurzio1 animal documentation

Adrenal gland weight and morphology in 64 BXD recombinant inbred strains of mice   (2010)

Di Curzio DL, Goldowitz D


Acclimation and testing periods

The animals were produced at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and then were transferred to the University of Tennessee Animal Facility in a temperature-controlled van before testing at 6 wks of age.
Mice were maintained on a diet of 5% fat (Agway Prolab 3000 rat and mouse chow) and given ad libitum
Given ad libitum
Mice were housed in a specific pathogen-free environment
12:12 hr L:D; light/dark cycle
Humidity 45-50 %
23.5 °C
Health status
All experimental procedures were conducted according to the Principles of Laboratory Animal Care protocols (NIH publication No. 86-23, revised 1985) and were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.



Note: Strain names for mice tested prior to importation to The Jackson Laboratory have been updated using current strain nomenclature and assigned JAX vendor codes (if available) in order to facilitate comparisons across projects.