Lightfoot1 animal documentation

Wheel running activity in 41 inbred mouse strains   (2010)

Lightfoot JT, Leamy L, Pomp D

Lightfoot1_ Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Shipment Mice were obtained from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME) at 6 wks of age
Ages 9-15 wks of age at the start of testing
Feed Given ad libitum (Harland Teklad 8604 Rodent Diet, Madison, WI)
Water Provided ad libitum
Housing Mice were group housed and quarantined until 8 wk of age, at which time they were singly housed and given access to a running wheel.
Photoperiod 12 h light on, 12 h light off light-dark cycles (on at 06:30 a.m.)
Humidity 40-60%
Temperature 18-21°C
Health status All procedures used in this study were approved by the University of North Carolina Charlotte Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.