Services

How to request MMPC services

Researchers seeking mouse metabolic phenotyping services provided by the Animal Care and Germ Free Mouse CoreMetabolism, Bariatric Surgery and Behavior Core; Microvascular Complications Core or Microbiome Core are required to register and complete a brief online MMPC Application for Services Form for each mouse strain submitted as well as secure institutional sign off of the Conditions of Use Statement. For institutional approval of the COU, simply email the system generated link, provided at the end of your online application to MichiganMTA@umich.edu.  

Additional core-specific application forms and procedures unqiue to each core can be found under the QUICK LINKS section for each core.  

Questions regarding the online registration and MMPC service request should be directed to Michigan MMPC Center Administrator, Debra Warrick at (734)232-9706 or warrickd@umich.edu.
Questions regarding individual core services and core specific application procedures, should be directed to the appropriate core director or contact found under each Core's web page.

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Listed prices reflect internal UofM investigator rates, external customers are subject to additional fees, please inquire for a quote.

Test Number Test Name
MI2036
TG/FFA Cycling (3H-glycerol + 14C-palmitate + CLAMS)
$748.60/per mouse
MI2038
Automated Arterial Blood Sampling and/or Intravenous Infusion in undisturbed and unrestrained mice, Blood Sampling Only
$190.40/per mouse (includes surgery, 3-4 days acclamation, and one day blood sampling for up to 44 samples)
$37.50/per mouse for each additional day (up to 44 samples)
MI2039
Automated Arterial Blood Sampling and/or Intravenous Infusion in undisturbed and unrestrained mice, Intravenous Infusion only
$191.80/ per mouse (includes surgery, 3-4 days acclamation, and one day infusion for up to 24 hrs)
$21.30/ per mouse (for each additional day up to 44 samples)
MI2040
Automated Arterial Blood Sampling and/or Intravenous Infusion in undisturbed and unrestrained mice, Blood sampling AND intravenous infusion
$264.40/per animal, per day (includes surgery, 1-2 days acclamation, and one day blood sampling and infusion
$42.70/per anmial for each additional day
MI2041
Exercise Training
21.60/per mouse, per procedure
MI2042
Test of Running Capacity (run to exhaustion), WITHOUT measuring VO2 and VCO2
$37.30/per mouse, per procedure
MI2043
Test of Running Capacity (run to exhaustion), WITH measuring VO2 and VCO2 (VO2max)
$52.90/ per mouse, per procedure
MI2044
Running Wheel Activity (Med Associates)
$6.40/per mouse, per day
MI2046
Body Weight Recording
$6.60/per mouse, per procedure
MI2047
Manual Food or Water Recording
$6.60/ per mouse, per procedure
MI2048
Orogastric Gavage
$7.70/per mouse, per procedure
MI2049
Pair-Feeding
$6.60/per mouse, per procedure
MI2050
Rectal Temperature Recording (YSI 4600 precision thermometer)
$14.20/per mouse, per procedure
MI2052
24-hour Urine and/or Fecal Collection
$16.30/per mouse/day (metabolic cage)
$16.30/per mouse, per procedure (manual fecal collection in home cage)
MI2053
Tissue Dissection/Collection
$49.00/per mouse (up to 5 tissues except brain)
$10.90/per additional tissue
$16.40/per brain tissue (e.g. pituitary gland)
MI2054
Tail Vein Blood Sampling (plasma or serum)
$9.80/per mouse/procedure
$1.10/per sample for heparin plasma extraction (using heparin coated capillary tube) or
$2.10/per sample for EDTA plasma extraction (using EDTA coated micro tube)
$1.50/per sample to include blood glucose (glucose meter) or
$6.50/per sample to include plasma glucose (colorimetric kit)
$12.60/per sample to include plasma insulin (ELISA kit)
MI2055
Retro-orbital bleeding (under isoflurane anesthesia)
$16.40/per mouse/procedure
$1.10/per sample for heparin plasma extraction (using heparin coated capillary tube) or
$2.10/per sample for EDTA plasma extraction (using EDTA coated micro tube)
$1.50/per sample to include blood glucose (glucose meter) or
$6.50/per sample to include plasma glucose (colorimetric kit)
$12.60/per sample to include plasma insulin (ELISA kit)
MI2056
Tail Vein Injection
$8.80/per mouse/procedure
MI2057
IP Injection
$8.80/per mouse/procedure
MI2058
Plasma glucose (using a colorimetric kit)
$365.80/for up to 160 samples
MI2059
Plasma insulin (using a ELISA kit)
$12.40
MI2060
Plasma NEFA (using a colorimetric kit)
$627.80/for up to 80 samples
MI2061
Plasma TG (using a colorimetric kit)
$375.50/ for up to 80 samples
MI2062
Tissue glycogen content
$38.50/per sample
MI2063
Tissue glucose TG content
$38.50/per sample

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