USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center

Mouse Metabolic Research Unit Fees

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All procedures must be authorized and scheduled via a completed MMRU application form.  

Pricing (per mouse)

Experiments Cost
Simultaneous indirect calorimetry, food mass monitoring plus access control, and physical activity monitoring w/ or w/o running wheels. $18 per day
Simultaneous indirect calorimetry, food mass monitoring plus access control, physical activity, and core body temperature monitoring. $19 per day
Simultaneous food mass monitoring plus access control $9 per day
Treadmill use with calorimetry (performed by investigator) $40 set-up + $8/hour
6-Lane Treadmill $8/hour
PIXImus or QMR body composition measurements $2.50 per mouse


Note: To keep costs down, MMRU requests its users perform some setup and takedown tasks for experiments.