Research Diets, Inc. Resource Center located in New Brunswick, NJ is staffed with eight (8) full time Nutritional Scientists ready to provide expert consultation for your next research project. Contact us today.
Another tool to assist in your research is a library of references to journal articles featuring our diets. If you have cited our diets in a recent publication, please contact us so we can add you to our reference list.
Laboratory Animal Diets: A Critical part of Your In Vivo Research- An article from the September/October 2005 issue of Animal Lab News on laboratory animal diets, authored by our scientists.
Diet-Induced Metabolic Syndrome in Rodent Models- An article from the March 2007 issue of Animal Lab News on how diets made from purified ingredients influence the phenotypes of the MS in commonly used rodent models, authored by our scientists. Listen to Podcast MP3.
Laboratory Animal Diets: A Critical part of Your In Vivo Research- An article from the May/June 2008 issue of Animal Lab News Europe on laboratory animal diets, authored by our scientists. An update of the 2005 article.
Measuring Food and Water Intake in Rats and Mice- An article from the October 2008 issue of Animal Lab News on how eating and drinking are episodic, and organized into meals with bouts of specific start times, durations, and amounts. A review of the instuments used to measure food and water intake in rats and mice.
Learn the benefits of phytoestrogen- free OpenSource Diets. Chow diets contain phytoestrogens which can bind to estrogen receptors in the animal and have either pro- or anti-estrogenic effects.
Establish continuity of your animal models across all facilities worldwide and across therapeutic areas by using the same OpenSource Diets.
Learn the benefits of pelleted diets over powdered.
View a chart compiling the typical feeding requirements of adult and growing lab animals.
Each species, because of their genetic similarity to humans is uniquely suited to study certain disease states. Here is a list of some of the most common.
The BioDAQ food and liquid intake monitor uses 'bout metering technology' to measure the undisturbed intake behavior of lab rats and mice.
All Research Diets product literature is available for download from our web site.
We have compiled a resource list of links to related industry sites to help you with your research project. Included are corporate links, research organizations, online publications, and animal care resources.
Our scientists will work one- on- one with the researcher to formulate a diet that fits their needs.