Studies natural curiosity and exploration behavior of rodents when confronted with a new environment (head-plunging, or nose-poking stereotype) according to the method devised by Boissier-Simon. For testing effects of psychotropic drugs on exploratory behavior.
The Boards are available with opaque or transparent walls for use with video tracking software. Mouse or rat versions.
The Open Field is used to assess exploratory behavior. Validated for use in the measurement of anxiety related behaviors. Also suited to the novel object recognition (NOR) test.
Decreased anxiety leads to increased exploratory behavior. Increased anxiety results in less locomotor motion and preference for the edges of the field.
A warmer to provide external heat to animals undergoing surgery. Helps to maintain near-normal body temperature for improved surgical outcomes (such as fewer adverse cardiac events and reduced blood loss).
Preprogrammed animal temperatures, easy-to-use control, lightweight with small footprint. Select Rodent Warmer X2 for simultaneous control of 2 independent heating pads.
Measures the force (or tension) of isolated tissue when its length is constant. Pharmacological responses can be characterized by the contractile/relaxant properties.
Four models available covering range from 0 to 50g. Highest-sensitivity model covers the range 0-800mg. Sturdy construction. Connects to popular data acquisition systems.
Evaluates the spasm-inducing effect of drugs. Typically assesses the effect of bronchodilation agents. Also used for screening substances inducing opposite effects.
Simple, reliable and fast method to assess airflow resistance. High precision recording of volume. Available as a complete set up with a rodent ventilator and data acquisition system.
The flexible rodent Lickometer - Vogel Test can operate as both a simple software-based lickometer as well as a system for drinking-conflict experiments (coupled with electric shocks). For assessing anxiety and the anxiolytic effect of drugs.
Rat and mouse models. Easy data collection within the included software for windows. Up to 5 cages can be managed by 1 PC.
Automatically scores wheel rotations, corresponding to rodent escape behaviors. A primary screening test for antidepressants.
Automates up to 40 tests simultaneously for high throughput. Durable, easy to assemble. Optimized for use with video tracking software.
Untainted, reliable samples enabled by a unique funnel and cone design that effectively separates rodent feces and urine into tubes outside the cage.
Collection tubes are easy to remove and the process will not disturb the animals.
Used to measure the paw withdrawal reflex when the mouse or rat paw is unexpectedly touched. For evaluating mechanical allodynia and cutaneous sensation levels. Popular non-invasive technique.
Aesthesio® set of 20 monofilaments based on the Semmes Weinstein monofilament set. An ascending series of increasingly stiff filaments (from 0.008 to 300 grams). Features retractable head to...
Convenient, cost-effective solution to confine rodents and small animals for anesthesia procedures.
Models available in 2 sizes – smaller model for rodents and larger model for rabbits and similarly sized animals. Clear Perspex with a sliding lid. Quick connection to anesthesia or euthanasia systems using the 2 tubing connectors.
Fastest and most effective known method of halting brain chemical activity. Brain fixation occurs in 1 second. The activity of degrading enzymes is blocked. For neurochemical studies of the brain.
Patented applicators focus microwaves on the target area. Touch panel for easy usability, CE certified. Holders for mice and rats.