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Sable Energy Balance #21857 9/21/15
Energy expenditure measured by indirect calorimetry in the Promethion by Sable
Systems. Activity, food intake and water intake are also continuously measured.
Measurements were taken for 8 consecutive days.
Running wheels were not present in the cage.
Mice were fasted from 9/24/15 at 6 PM to 9/25/15 6 PM, they were fed ad libitum
during the rest of the study.
Water: regular tap water, ad libitum.
Male WT (B6N;129-Ilktm1Star/J) and KO (B6N;129-Ilktm1Star Tg(ACTA1-cre)79Jme)
Mice were fed a high fat diet (Research Diets - D12492).
Male WT High Fat: n=7,
Male KO High Fat: n=7,
Purpose of the experiment: This experiment will determine whether the groups of
mice have different energy expenditure and feeding behaviors.
Applicable Research Areas: Metabolism , Body weight regulation, energy
expenditure, feeding behavior.
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Experimental Factor: Experimental Group
This animal belongs to the control group for the experiment.
This animal belongs to experimental group that is homozygous for gene manipulations.
Experimental Factor: Mouse Diet
Research Diets - D12492
Rodent Diet with 34% Fat, 60% kcal from Fat
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