Bioresources offer a selection of phenotyping equipment for all users of the facility to use, these can either be booked for your own use, or booked as a phenotyping service.
Behavioural phenotyping - memory and learning
A selection of mazes and arenas (for rat and mouse)
- Y Maze
- T maze
- Elevated Plus maze
- Morris Water Maze
- Open Field Areas
- Forced Swim Cylinders.
- All mazes can be used in conjuntion with Noldus Tracking System - see link below for details;
Metabolic measurements in mice
Bioresources offer 16 Promethion Metabolic cages as a service. These cages are available to Bioresources users, but due to their sensitivity and expense, this is run as a service rather than a DIY option. Please contact the Bioresources Manager for details on how to book this system. See link below for details of the cages and their capabilities.
Bioresources host some state of the art Imaging equipment for phenotyping purposes, please see the Imaging tab for full details.