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Mice will be fasted for 5 hours. A fasting blood sample will be removed from the tail vein and a concentrated solution of glucose injected into the abdominal cavity of the mice through a needle passed through the abdominal skin.. Blood samples will be removed from the tail vein 15, 30, 60 and 120 minutes later. Samples of plasma obtained during the test will be measured for concentrations of glucose and insulin.
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