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Children's Nutrition Research Center - CNRC
USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
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Mouse Metabolic Research Unit (MMRU) Use Request Form

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Date of request:   Date required. mm/dd/yy      Requestor's email: Requestor's email is required. name@bcm.edu
All personnel accessing mice while in the MMRU must be listed below.
Personnel: Email: Phone numbers:
P.I. :  Principle Investigator's name is required. Principle Investigator's email is required. name@bcm.edu PI's office phone # is required. 000-000-0000 000-000-0000
Lead Contact:   Lead Contact's name is required. Lead Contact's email is required. name@bcm.edu Lead Contact's office phone # is required. 000-000-0000 000-000-0000
+ personnel:   name@bcm.edu 000-000-0000 000-000-0000
+ personnel:   name@bcm.edu 000-000-0000 000-000-0000
Grant charge source:   10 digit account number10 digit account number10 digit account number10 digit account number
Approved IACUC protocol number:    AN- enter 4 or 5 digit AN- number IACUC protocol numberenter 4 or 5 digit AN- number IACUC protocol numberenter 4 or 5 digit AN- number IACUC protocol numberenter 4 or 5 digit AN- number IACUC protocol number
Objective of Experiment:

You must cut and paste the relevant part of section H1 from your animal protocol into this text box.

Description of Experimental Design and Protocol:

You must cut and paste the relevant part of section H1 from your animal protocol into this text box.

Housing Requirements:
Are your mice already housed in the CNRF?   Yes No Choose 1 please.Choose 1 please.
If not, please see website for mouse transfer procedure.
Diet(s) to be used:

Do you require special housing conditions (e.g. altered light/dark cycle, room temperature)?
Yes No     If yes, describe in detail your special needs. Choose 1 please.Choose 1 please.

Requested dates for CLAMS scheduling for individual cohort
Preferred start date: Date required.mm/dd/yy
Range of acceptable start dates: Date required.mm/dd/yy  through Date required.mm/dd/yy
Requirements For CLAMS
CLAMS Systems
Total cages
available
# of mice requested # of days requested
Food intake/Adaptation: 48 Number between 1-48.Number between 1-48. Number between 1-180. Number between 1-180.
Calorimeter with food intake and activity monitoring:  
* With running wheel: Yes No Yes or No?
Resting Metabolic Rate: Yes  No Yes or No?Yes or No?
16 and 12* 1-28 1-28 1-180 1-180
Body temperature monitoring: 16 1-16 1-16 1-180 1-180

Treadmill:
With metabolic monitoring:       Date(s) of test: mm/dd/yy   Total hours: mm/dd/yy
Without metabolic monitoring:  Date(s) of test: mm/dd/yy Date required. mm/dd/yy   Total hours: Date required. mm/dd/yy

Body Composition Request
PIXImus
Date of procedure(s):   mm/dd/yy.      Total number of measurements:   A value is required.
QMR
Date of procedure(s):   mm/dd/yy.      Total number of measurements:   A value is required.Number

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