Below you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Product usage information
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:
- 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.
- The animals being studied. You must obtain a certificate from the supplier defining the following:
- Conditions during treatment
- Amount of DSS-treated water that the animals drink
- Exercise levels
- Light levels
- Other room conditions
The shipping condition for all our products is room temperature.