mouse_activity {Biostatistics}R Documentation

Locomotor activity in offspring of mice exposed to nicotine

Description

Data on the spontaneous locomotor activity of the F1 offspring of nicotine exposed or control males mated with unexposed females over a 12 hour period.

Usage

data("mouse_activity")

Format

A data frame with 54 observations on the following 3 variables.

Treatment

Parental treatment

Sex

Sex of the animal in question

SLA

Spontaneous locomotor activity (the count of all the recorded times an infra-red beam was broken during the 12-hour period)

Source

https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2006497

References

McCarthy, D.M., Morgan, T.J., Jr, Lowe, S.E., Williamson, M.J., Spencer, T.J., Biederman, J. & Bhide, P.G. (2018) Nicotine exposure of male mice produces behavioral impairment in multiple generations of descendants. PLoS biology, 16, e2006497.

Examples

data(mouse_activity)
str(mouse_activity)

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