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Basic 5-day Experiment

Oxymax Indirect Calorimetry
Basic 5-day Experiment
$ 1,200


  • Template text for new or amended IACUC protocols
  • Experiment Design Consultation
  • Up to one week pre-experiment rodent housing
  • Oxymax physical set-up, programming and calibration, break-down
  • Daily checks on health status, body weight, food, water, Oxymax data
  • Up to one week post-experiment rodent housing
  • Access to basic lab equipment and basic disposables in the CMOR Animal Facility, as needed for on-site experiments
  • Orientation to the data file, in Excel format

Typical study:

  • Monday, Tuesday: data to confirm acclimation
  • Wednesday: baseline data
  • Thursday: experimental treatment data
  • Friday: end of study
  • Good for transgenics, and for long-term-pretreated animals
  • Good for short-term responses to acute treatment


  • Special diets and materials provided by the Researcher
  • Additional hands-on assistance for experiments (i.e. injections or other manipulations) are the responsibility of the Researcher, unless negotiated in advance with CMOR Animal Facility. These services are assessed a fee of $ 100.00 per hour, on quarter-hour increments.
  • Please see the Basic 7-day Mon-Mon Experiment package for studies anticipated to require weekend time.  An additional fee of $700 applies if a 5-day study extends beyond Friday into any part of the weekend (Saturday, Sunday) due to action, or inaction, on part of the Researcher.  Such fee does not apply in the event of error by CMOR, or with other unanticipated difficulty with study completion.