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Dextran Sulphate Sodium (DSS)

What dosage of DSS should I use?

The dose range lies between 2-3.5% DSS. If you have not run any studies before, we recommend testing a few animals at 2%, 2.5% and 3% DSS.

The DSS didn’t induce colitis in our experimental mice, why?

There are three important parameters when performing experiments with DSS:

  1. Dosage The dose range lies between 2-3.5% DSS. If you have not run any studies before, we recommend testing a few animals at 2%, 2.5% and 3% DSS.
  2. The animals being studied. You must obtain a certificate from the supplier defining the following:
    • Age-group
    • Sexes
    • Strain
  3. Conditions during treatment
    • Chow
    • Amount of DSS-treated water that the animals drink
    • Exercise levels
    • Light levels
    • Temperatures
    • Other room conditions

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