SF04-027 23% Fat Semi-Pure Rodent Diet Based on D12451


A semi-pure high fat diet formulation for laboratory rats and mice based on Research Diets D12451. Some modifications have been made to the original formulation to suit locally available raw materials.

  • Fatty acid profile of this diet has been modified from D12451 specifications. Lard and Soya Oil have been replaced with Cocoa Butter, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil and Canola Oil.

  • 46% of total calculated energy is from lipids, 20% of total calculated energy from protein and the remainder from carbohydrates.

  • The Low Fat Control for this diet is SF16-074
  • We have evidence that vitamin losses can occur during irradiation at 25KGy. Please contact us for more information if the diet is to be irradiated.


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Keywords: high fat diet, metabolic syndrome, Obesity, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipidemia,