SF10-053 69% Fat Ketogenic TD96355 Equivalent Rodent Diet


A very high fat very low carbohydrate semi-pure diet formulation for laboratory rats and mice equivalent to Harlan Teklad Diet TD.96355 some modifications have been made to suit locally available raw materials.

  • Total fat content has been increased to 69% fat. Using generally recognised energy data this would equate to a diet where 89% of total energy is from lipids.
  • The fats included to make up the total fat content have been chosen to maximize diet palatability whilst retaining a good spread of fatty acids. All known fatty acid requirements have been met or exceeded.
  • We would recommend that this diet be transported and stored at less than 15oC. At higher temperatures the diet softens considerably.
  • Calculated digestible energy has increased as a result of the increased fat inclusion.
  • No Dietary carbohydrates have been added
  • Vitamin and mineral inclusion rate has been increased.
  • Feed is manufactured as a 15 mm x 20 mm block set in trays.
  • A suitable control diet is AIN93G or AIN93M


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Keywords: ketogenic diet, low carbohydrate, high fat, high protein