Touchstone Diabetes Center

Metabolic Phenotyping Core

High Resolution Micro-CT Scanner

The eXplore Locus in vivo MicroCT scanner from GE Healthcare, delivers high quality volumetric images with low dosing to support demanding longitudinal studies.

What the eXplore Locus offers:

Procedure

Mice are placed under anesthesia for the duration of the scan. Depending on the resolution that the investigator prefers, this can be anywhere from 10min-3:30 hrs. Analysis takes about a day to complete and will be done by the core.

Price is $50 per scan hour + $50 per hour of data analysis.

The MicroCT scanner is located in JA2.302, and can only scan mice who are also housed in JA.

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For more information, please contact Clint Myrick. 

 

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