Collection of urine & feces in metabolic cages
Metabolic cages from tecniplast (reference: Tecniplast 3600M021) are designed for the immediate and complete separation of urine and feces, allowing their quantitative and reliable collection over periods of 24 hours. For sensitive applications, urine can be collected on ice in order to preserve sample integrity.
16 metabolic cages are available. A minimum of 8 mice per group should be sent to our facility, one week prior to the experiment.
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Collection of feces in native cages
The use of a special bedding allows for the quantitative collection of feces in native cages over longer periods of time when greater samples of feces are required, such as for the assessment of energy content in feces by bomb calorimetry or stool lipid content.