Mus musculus (House mouse):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.142
SMSE = 0.204

Zero-variate data
tg 20 18.18 (0.09111)dgestation timeKooy2010
tx 22 21.33 (0.03067)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp 42 45.97 (0.09444)dtime since birth at pubertyAnAge
Li10.2 10.39 (0.01908)cmultimate body lengthIJssSche1977
Wwb1.25 1.452 (0.1613)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwx8.9 2.608 (0.707)gwet weight at weaningAnAge
Wwi 50 49.61 (0.0078)gultimate wet weightWeinWalf1986
Ri0.09589 0.0869 (0.09372)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW100 see Fig. 1 (0.0918)timewet weightWeinWalf1986
tW75 see Fig. 1 (0.04936)timewet weightWeinWalf1986
tW44 see Fig. 1 (0.05275)timewet weightWeinWalf1986
tS100 see Fig. 2 (0.292)timesurviving fractionWeinWalf1986
tS75 see Fig. 2 (0.1916)timesurviving fractionWeinWalf1986
tS44 see Fig. 2 (0.1001)timesurviving fractionWeinWalf1986
tW_e see Fig. 3 (0.145)agewet weightMacDAlle1927
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMus musculusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0915cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.754-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 28.58J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8019-growth efficiency


  • This entry is discussed in LeeuKelp2002 (ref: LeeuKelp2002)


  • [Wiki]
  • [AnAge]
  • [IJssSche1977] M. A. Ijselling and A. Scheygrond. Wat is dat voor een dier? W.J. Thieme, Zutphen, 1977.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LeeuKelp2002] I. M. M. van Leeuwen, F. D. L. Kelpin, and S. A. L. M. Kooijman. A mathematical model that accounts for the effects of caloric restriction on body weight and longevity. Biogerontology, 3:373--381, 2002.
  • [MacDAlle1927] E. C. MacDowell, E. Allen, and C. G. Macdowell. The prenatal growth of the mouse. J. Gen. Physiol., 11:57--70, 1927.
  • [MarqOlss2007] J. M. Marques and I. A. S. Olsson. The effect of preweaning and postweaning housing on the behavious of the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus). Laboratory animals, 41:92--102, 2007.
  • [WeinWalf1986] R. Weindruch, R. L. Walford, S. Fligiel, and D. Guthrie. The retardation of aging in mice by dietary restriction: Longevity, cancer, immunity and lifetime energy intake. J. Nutr., 116:641--654, 1986.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2010/09/21 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2015/10/16)

accepted: 2015/11/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Mus musculus version 2015/11/06