ECDOI Core Facilities

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ECDOI Core Equipment

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Olympus FV1000 Confocal & Multiphoton Microscope - Laser scanning confocal microscope with mulitphoton laser and live cell incubation system.
MouseTraxx CASA System - Computer assisted microscopy analysis of mouse sperm.

Rodent Metabolism

EchoMRI - Measures body composition in terms of fat tissue, lean tissue, free water and total water
TSE Metabolic Cages - Rodent metabolic cage system for measuring metabolic parameters like O2 consumption, CO2 production, motor activity, food, drink, and running wheel distance.


Sorvall Legend XT Centrifuge - Benchtop centrifuge
Sorvall WX80 Ultracentrifuge - Ultracentrifuge

Mitochondrial Phenotyping

Seahorse XF24 Extracellular Analyzer - Non-invasively profiles the physiologic activity of cells in microplates.
Horiba FluoroLog - Modular spectrofluorometer.
Horiba FluoroMax - Compact spectrofluorometer.
Horiba MicroMax - Microwell-plate reader for spectrofluorometer.
Oroboros Oxygraph-2k - Modular system for high-resolution respirometry in mitochondrial physiology and pathology.

Gel Imaging

Odyssey Infrared Imaging System - Infrared imaging system for quantitative westerns.
Konica SRX-101A Tabletop Processor - Tabletop film processor


Anaerobic Chamber - Coy Laboratory, type C, environmental chamber for conducting experiments under anaerobic (oxygen-free) conditions.
Shimadzu HPLC - Prominence series HPLC with fluorescent and UV/Vis detector.
Vi-Cell Automated Cell Viability Analyzer - Automates trypan blue calculation of cell concentration and percentage of viable cells.
Nanodrop 1000 - Small volume spectrofluorometer.
FastPrep-24 Instrument - MP Biomedicals high-speed benchtop homogenizer.
Millipore Milli-Q system - Ultrapure water system.

Blood Analysis

Beckman Coulter UniCel DxC 600i - Moderate-volume chemistry and immunoassay testing in a single platform.
Endo-PAT 2000 Device - Medical device for noninvasive endothelial function assessment.
YSI 2300 STAT Plus Glucose/Lactate Analyzer - Fast, accurate glucose and lactate results in whole blood or plasma.
Near-Infrared Spectrometer - Non-invasive assessments of mitochondrial capacity using near-infrared spectroscopy.

Fitness Equipment

Precor TRM 885 - Treadmill
Precor EFX 885 - Elliptical cross-trainer
Precor EFX 883 - Elliptical cross-trainer
Precor AMT 885 - Adaptive motion trainer

Cardiac Stress Testing

Trackmaster TMX425C - Cardiac stress treadmill.
TrueOne 2400 - Compact diagnostic system for resting and exercise metabolic measurement.
Quinton Q-Stress - Cardiac stress testing.
Quinton TM65 Treadmill - Quinton medical treadmill for stress tests.

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