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Columbus, Metabolic Cage System

Manager: Gerald T. Babcock
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Contact Phone: 216-368-4766
Manager: Kui Xu, MD, PhD
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 216-368-5950
Availablility: By Availability

This Columbus Instruments Metabolic cage system allows the researcher to assay up to four mice at a time in a metabolic chamber while collecting Urine and Feces into a freezing chamber to maintain metabolites for more accurate analysis. In addition, the chambers are equipped to quantitate feeding events and weight of food consumed as well as drinking events and volume water consumed. 

Manual: Oxymax Software Manual
CLAMS Brochure
CLAX Software Manual
Oxymax Equations
Manufacturer: Columbus Instruments
Location: BRB-B55
Required Training: Basic Training
Training Fee: 0.00

Usage Fees:

Consumable Fees:
Director: Kui Xu, MD, PhD
Owner: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
Responsible PI: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
Class: Core Equipment -- MPPC