TABLE 1

Characteristics of diet formulas

Test diets*
AIN (recommended)
H-AGEL-AGE
Nutrients (%)
 Protein25.620
 Fat5.125
 Carbohydrate50.365
Total calories (kcal/g)3.44
AGE content
 CML (units/mg)535107
 MG (nmol/mg)§183.6
  • *

    * Refer to Picolab Rodent Diet 5010.

  • Nutrient Requirements of Laboratory Animals, The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, National Academy Press, 1995 (41)

  • Determined by 4G9 mab (42).

  • §

    § Determined by MG-3D11 mab (11).