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What are the different ways to confirm hypertension in rats?
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I mean I read it in every paper that "Rat of weight xxx-yyy" were taken and.... What is so important about choosing a rat of particular weight for microarray studies though?
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I am doing estimation of different antioxidant enzymes and evaluating the oxidative stress in adrenal gland in different toxicities. So, can anyone tell me the normal levels of total protein and...
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I'm trying to propose a project that including primary cerebellar neuronal cultures. I read many paper, most of them uses rat pups at postnatal day 7? Are there anyone knows why? Thank you very much!
07 August 2014 7,651 2 View
Hi, I have to measure the length, weight of the rat puppies few days later immediately after birth. Any idea how to do that? I also have to collect the liver, brain, adipose tissue and lungs from...
07 August 2014 6,420 2 View
I want to measure the total protein and reduced glutathione in adrenal gland of rats. So, can you tell me the normal levels of total protein and reduced glutathione in adrenal gland of rats
07 August 2014 8,970 1 View
How to record the event related potential (ERP) in a rat when it is anesthetized? Is it possible to record?
07 August 2014 8,479 3 View
How aldosterone escape is manageable to produce salt induce hypertension?
07 August 2014 7,758 1 View
Is the injection of the watersolublemammary carcinogen N-nitroso-N-methylurea (NMU) better than the use of DMBA?
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that is in control rats without any treatment
07 August 2014 4,997 14 View
I want to use one extract, but have no idea which solvent (saline, methanol, ethanol) will be better to use and which route of administration have to select in rats.
06 July 2014 1,129 3 View
I am trying to collect the hippocampus, prefrontal cortex and amygdala from adolescent rat brains (unfixed). Is there a way I could validate the accuracy of the dissection to rule out...
06 July 2014 3,501 3 View
What are the laboratory methods available to measure intraovarian and intra abdominal pressure in rats?
06 July 2014 6,168 1 View
I need some clarification about what is difference and specification of Wistar Albino, Sprague Dawley and Long Evans in the general as well as neurobiology aspects. How to differentiate wistar...
06 July 2014 1,556 10 View
Only just using ECG analysis (without using tail cuff method) is it possible to find hypertension condition in rats?
06 July 2014 7,565 3 View
I am working with primary rat neuronal cultures and am looking to inhibit caspase-3. Many of the inhibitors available also inhibit a number of other caspases but I am looking for...
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How to prove control rats are healthy and how to choose?
05 June 2014 5,516 2 View
Human recombinant erythropoietin is available in 2000i.u, 4000i.u like that in 0.5 ml, if we have to give 100 i.u/kg for rats which weighs only 200 grams, I need to take only 20 i.u. so we should...
04 May 2014 1,296 1 View
Yes, urethane can induce a long lasting and deep level of anesthesia, but my problem is that it take a long time to induce the anesthesia, even if I use the dose 1,2 g/kg IP for rats. Does anyone...
03 April 2014 7,796 33 View
I would like to determine the approximate age of dead Norway rats from free-ranging populations. Therefore, I was wondering if there is any method on how to estimate age, e.g. by dental...
03 April 2014 7,434 4 View
Which would be the best protocols to use? Fixed temperature and delay until first reaction or ramp starting from an adapaptation temperature? We want study mechanical and thermal pain thresholds...
03 April 2014 9,118 2 View
When you look at both rats they are albino and hard to differentiate. So my question is what are the peculiarities does both has?
02 March 2014 9,250 1 View