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Table 1 Test compounds and test series for 30 B6 and 30 D2 mice. Each mouse was tested with three compounds (2 consecutive test sessions per compound) over a two-week period. Stimuli were KCl, cycloheximide (CYX), raffinose undecaacetate (RUA), 6-n-propylthiouracil, quinine hydrochloride (QHCl), denatonium benzoate (DB), and HCl. A total of 10 mice were tested from each strain (5 males, 5 females) for KCl, CYX, PROP, MgCl2and QHCl. A total of 10 mice from each strain (5 males, 5 females for B6; 7 females, 3 males for D2) were tested with DB and HCl. A total of 11 B6 mice (6 females, 5 males) and 9 D2 mice (5 females, 4 males) were tested with RUA.

From: Inbred mouse strains C57BL/6J and DBA/2J vary in sensitivity to a subset of bitter stimuli

   Number of Mice Tested  
Squad Compounds B6 D2
A KCl, CYX1 5 5
B CYX, RUA, KCl 5 5
C PROP, MgCl2, QHCl 2 3
D MgCl2, PROP, QHCl 2 2
E DB, HCl2 4 6
F QHCl, MgCl2, PROP 6 5
G HCl, DB, RUA 6 4
  Total Mice 30 30
  1. 1,2In squads A and E additional data on a third aversive stimulus was collected but was treated as pilot data and not included as part of the current experiment.