caging


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caging

[′kāj·iŋ]
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The process of orienting and mechanically locking the spin axis of a gyroscope to an internal reference position.
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A difference between our study and prior studies of the leaching of BPA is that we examined whether BPA would migrate passively out of used polycarbonate caging under the moderate conditions of standing undisturbed (not shaken during the experiment), normal room temperature, and a neutral, polar solvent (HPLC-grade water).
Prepubertal uterine wet weight was approximately 16% greater in females housed in the used polycarbonate caging with used polycarbonate water bottles relative to mice housed in used polypropylene cages, although the results were not statistically significant (p = 0.
Our findings here suggest that aquatic laboratory animals may be exposed to BPA due to leaching from worn polycarbonate caging in sufficient amounts to significantly affect reproductive parameters.