Laboratory Leiter
Experiment Baseline Metabolic Phenotyping for DCC Mouse Strains
Caption Normal appearing renal cortex of FVB-Akita female, silver methenamine stain [Consortial]
Strain FVB.B6-Ins2/MlnJ
Animal ID 6867F11
Animal Age 26 week(s) post-natal (w)
Anatomical Site kidney cortex (External Reference)
External Sample ID
Tissue Collection Date Not Specified
Slide Preparation Date Not Specified
Image Acquisition Date Not Specified
Staining Protocol aldehyde fuchsin
Available? Unavailable
Block ID Not Specified
Block Type Not Specified
Sectioning Investigator Not Specified
Magnification Level 200 X
Gross Description this female maintained only a modest hyperglycemia over time; body weight = 23.3
g and plasma glucose = 243 mg/dl at necropsy
Microscopic Description Glomerular structures are within normal limits with a few areas of minimal
mesangial expansion. There are a few foci of silver stain-positive granules in
the cytoplasm of tubular epithelial cells.