Ages Tested at 21 wks of age (after 16 wks on high-fat high-sucrose diet; controls on standard chow) Feed
Standard chow (Purina 5010, Purina LabDiet, St. Louis MO) or high-fat high-sucrose diet (Research Diets D12331, New Brunswick NJ). All food given ad libitum throughout experiment.
Water Provided ad libitum Temperature Not specified Humidity Not specified Housing Mice housed in one of two facilities -- the Animal Resource Center (ARC) or the Wolstein Animal Facility (WAF) Photoperiod Not specified Care and Use
Protocols approved by the Case Western Reserve University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee