Research Acknowledgement

It is extremely important that our grant is cited in all publications resulting from the use of NORC services. Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of the grant in published work. Please use the following acknowledgement in your publications:

This work utilized Core Services supported by grant DK089503 of NIH to the University of Michigan.

Core Services: Animal Phenotyping: Energy Expenditure and Spontaneous Activity

The Animal Phenotyping Core of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center is offering the following at the indicated cost per sample. Prices apply to studies billed directly to a NORC member utilizing a University of Michigan internal account. All others, please contact the Animal Phenotyping Core at 734.232.8223 or contact us via webmail.


Energy Expenditure/Indirect Calorimetry - Mouse
$38.50 per procedure
Energy Expenditure/Indirect Calorimetry - Rat
$44.00 per procedure
Body composition
$13.20 per procedure
CLAMS at cold and/or thermoneutral temperature
$45.00 per mouse per day

Required Forms:


UM Brehm Tower APC Rm 8114
1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Tel: 734.232.8223 (Nathan Qi)
Tel: 734.764.7043 Lab
Fax: 734.232.8222
Nathan Qi
Melanie Schmitt