WHOLE ANIMAL TESTING
The Animal Phenotyping and Functionality Core recommends designing and executing whole animal and muscle phenotyping studies based on the Standard Operating Procedures published by the TREAT NMD Group for studying mouse models of neuromuscular disease. These protocols are validated and well accepted in the field for phenotyping and standardizing preclinical testing. Modest deviations to the protocols may be required to accommodate some of the differences in equipment within the core. Please consult the core directors regarding any training/consultation for how the cores equipment is used and any required deviations to these SOPs.