Touchstone Diabetes Center

Metabolic Phenotyping Core

Glucose-Insulin Clamps

A insulin-glucose clamp is a technique/procedure to measure insulin sensitivity, test hypoglycemic counter-regulation, or assess beta-cell secretory function.

Estimated time frame for results ranges from 2 weeks to 1 month.

Price is $300 per mouse per experimental period and $50 per tissue collected. The Core will provide the investigator with the radioactive glucose uptake in an Excel spreadsheet. Tissues available for collection are as follows:

Heart, Liver, Fat, Soleus, Gastrocnemius, Brain, Hypothalmus, Vastus lateralis, Kidney


Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

Price $40 per mouse

$580 per insulin ELISA plate (up to 36 samples per plate in duplicates)

Insulin Tolerance Test

Price $40 per mouse

5% cancellation fee will be applied if services are cancelled within two weeks prior to experiment scheduled date.




For questions and scheduling, please contact William Holland

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