Noll1 animal documentation

Immunoglobulin response to influenza A virus (H1N1) in females of 46 F1 hybrids of Collaborative Cross strains of mice (CC RIX)   (2020)

Noll KE, Ferris MT, Heise MT
With: Whitmore AC, West A, McCarthy MK, Morrison CR, Plante KS, Hampton BK, Kollmus H, Pilzner C, Leist SR, Gralinski LE, Menachery VD, Schäfer A, Miller D, Shaw G, Mooney M, McWeeney S, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F, Schughart K, Morrison TE, Baric RS

Animal Documentation

Source of Mice: Mice from 38 CC strains were purchased from UNC Systems Genetics Core Facility (SGCF) between July 2012 and July 2016.

Age (wks): 8-12 wks at testing

Breeding: Female mice are generated from 46 CC-F1 crosses between the 38 CC strains, and mice aged 8-12 weeks at the time of the experiment were used for this study. F1 heterozygous animals are bred to generate a single experimental cohort with littermate controls.

Test Facility: UNC Chapel Hill

Feed: Standard feed ad libitum

Water: Water ad libitum

Light / Dark Cycle: 12:12h

Health Status and Monitoring: All mice are housed in a specific pathogen-free facility under standard conditions

Welfare-Related Assessments: Any animals that exhibited severe disease symptoms were euthanized immediately in accordance with IACUC endpoints

Care and Use Statement: Mouse studies are performed in strict accordance with the recommendations in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals of the NIH; and at UNC as approved by Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) (Animal Welfare Assurance #A3410-0)