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[Teklad diet, bedding and enrichment]

Understanding the effect of high-fat rodent diets on obesity phenotypes

Studying obesity, diabetes, insulin resistance, or other metabolic syndromes requires feeding rodents purified, high-fat diets, but at what age should a high-fat diet be introduced to a model? Which...

[AACR, Biomedical research, Research models]

An exciting new ultra immunodeficient mouse model

Mouse models are powerful in vivo systems that play an important role in biomedical research. In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of immunodeficient mice for a wide variety of...

[Reproductive endocrinology, Hsd: Sprague Dawley®SD®, Research models]

Sprague Dawley®: The workhorse of reproductive endocrinology research - part 2

Providing reliable learnings in reproductive endocrinology studiesAn adverse fetal environment can lead to disorders and complications in an offspring’s health. From exposure to toxins to poor...

[Reproductive endocrinology, Hsd: Sprague Dawley®SD®, Research models]

Sprague Dawley®: The workhorse of reproductive endocrinology research - part 1

The history of advancing basic researchInfertility has profound psychological and social effects on millions of people. Despite considerable research, there remain many unanswered questions as to...

[Oncology, Research models]

How to select the right oncology model

Key considerations for selecting the most appropriate oncology modelToday’s breakthrough oncology treatments are the result of years of research and testing. Animal models represent an essential...