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Simultaneous Measurement of Energy Expenditure and Energy Input in Rats

June 21, 2019 4:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

RenaSci now offers the TSE PhenoMaster for use with rats. The indirect calorimetry system enables simultaneous and automated measurement of the effects of novel antiobesity drugs on energy expenditure and energy input. Parameters which can be measured include:   Oxygen consumption (VO2) Carbon dioxide production (VCO2) Energy expenditure (derived from VO2and VCO2) Respiratory exchange ratio (RER; which estimates relative substrate utilization, ie shifts in fat and carbohydrate utilization) Food and water intake Meal and drink patterns...

RenaSci Welcomes Nick Moore on Board

May 29, 2019 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

RenaSci is pleased to welcome Dr Nick Moore on board as Senior Director, Business Development. Nick is an internationally recognised drug discovery and development specialist who has spent nearly forty years working in the field of in vivo pharmacology. Previous roles include research appointments at Eli Lilly, Lundbeck Research USA and Albany Molecular Research Inc (AMRI) and business development positions at Brains On-Line and Charles River Laboratories. He earned his PhD in Neuropharmacology from the University of...