Testing the Genetics of Behavior in Mice: Response

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Douglas Wahlsten, Visiting Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Our colleagues make important points about the stability of genetic differences in mouse behavior across laboratories.
We agree completely with the points raised by Picciotto and Self. We find the stability of several effects reassuring. Also, there were virtually no effects of shipping animals, which is exceedingly good news and should facilitate validation of results, including characterizations of knockout mice, across laboratories.

Additional Information

Publication
Science, 285: 2069-2070.
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
Response, Mice, Genetics, Behavioral testing