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C57BL/6J 24 Month/s Thymus Whole Female Formalin fixed paraffin embedded

Tissue

Thymus
 

Region

Whole

Summary

Cohorts were originally derived from Jackson stock ID000664, imported Jan 2009 and have been bred for more than 10 generations

Animal

 

Age in Months

24
 

Gender

Female
 

Strain

C57BL/6J
 

Weight

36.57

Housing

 

Cage type

Tecniplast; IVC; 1285L Euro Standard
 

Animals per cage

1-5
 

Air changes per hour

70 - 75 in IVC15 -20 in room
 

Frq of cage change

1 per week / 1 per 2 weeks if 1-2 mice in cage
 

Water delivery

Bottles

Nutrition

 

Type of chow

RM3 Special Diet Services; Transbreed supplement from Special Diet Services
 

Chow composition

22% Protein; 4% Fat; 74% Carbohydrate*
 

Chow processing

Irradiated at SDS and Vaporised Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) biodecontaminated into the animal house
 

Water type treatment

Chlorination

Sacrifice

 

Method of sacrifice

Cervical dislocation
 

Notes at necropsy

0.3cm tumour above heart