Moy1 animal documentation

Investigation of autism-relevant behaviors in males of 17 inbred strains of mice   (2008)

Moy SS, Crawley JN, Lauder JM, Nadler JJ, Threadgill DW, Magnuson TR
With: Young NB, Perez A, Nonneman RJ

Moy1 Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor Mice were purchased at 3-4 wks of age from the The Jackson Laboratory (JAX®, Bar Harbor, ME)
Ages Tested for social behavior at 6-7-wks of age
Feed Purina 5058 chow given ad libitum
Water Ad libitum
Housing Mice were housed separately by strain, 3-4 mice per plastic (polycarbonate) tub cage
Bedding Bed-o-Cobs (The Andersons, Maumee, OH)
Humidity 35-65%
Temperature 23 °C
Photoperiod 12/12 light/dark cycle with lights off at 7:00 pm
Health status All procedures were conducted in strict compliance with the policies on animal welfare of the National Institutes of Health and the University of North Carolina (stated in the "Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals," Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council, 1996 edition), and approved by the University of North Carolina Animal Care and Use Committee.