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Effects on mice of numbers of animals per cage: an 18-month study (preliminary results).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6933956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mice were housed 1, 2, 4, or 8 per cage for 18 months. The more densely housed groups showed markedly reduced food consumption, slightly decreased mean body weights, and a smaller variance of body weights. Tumour incidence was not affected, but gastritis was more prevalent in the more densely housed groups.
M Chvédoff; M R Clarke; J M Faccini; E Irisarri; A M Monro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of toxicology. Supplement. = Archiv für Toxikologie. Supplement     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0171-9750     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Toxicol. Suppl.     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-29     Completed Date:  1981-01-29     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802567     Medline TA:  Arch Toxicol Suppl     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Behavior, Animal / physiology
Body Weight
Gastritis / physiopathology
Social Environment*

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