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Aged Rodent Colonies Handbook

Caloric Restricted Colony Health Reports

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Old health summaries for the NIA caloric restricted rodent colony at CRL (40003) are still available from the links below. Current health summaries are available from the CRL website on web pages devoted to the NIA colonies.

The link to the index page is:

The health summaries are accessible three different ways, organized by species, strain or barrier from the index page. The barriers used for each NIA colony are indicated on the species, strain and barrier pages. The caloric restricted rodent colonies from the old 40003 colony are housed in barriers K83 and R01 and new CR mouse colony under contract 12 01i is housed in barriers K83 and K94.