PhenoMaster is an animal-friendly apparatus, creating home-like, stress-reduced environment for tested subjects. The system allows for metabolic characterization of a single animal. It is a modular system, consisting of:

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Depending on experimentator’s needs and availability of processing/control units, several parameters can be obtained with PhenoMaster system:

-  indirect gas calorimetry (oxygen consumption, carbon dioxide production, respiratory exchange ratio  calculation as an important factor for indication of energy substrates utilization)

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PhenoMaster system has been supplied by TSE-systems company:

http://www.tse-systems.com/products/metabolism/home-cage/phenomaster/index.htm