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Reduced body weight and slower growth rate

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Resource Type

  1. Mammal-specific phenotype


  1. Resource Description
    The growth rate of both male and female mice was reduced compared to controls from postnatal day 3 onward. At 8 weeks of age, mice were significantly smaller (26.8%) and shorter (7.3%) than littermate controls. Bone mineral content (BMC), lean muscle and fat weight were reduced by 16.8%, 22.3% and 42.4%, respectively. The percentage of whole body fat was not significantly different from controls.
  2. Mammalian phenotype
    decreased body weight
  3. Mammalian phenotype
    postnatal growth retardation
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    The eagle-i Consortium is supported by NIH Grant #5U24RR029825-02 / Copyright 2016