Science & Technology Center for Experimental Animal
Dec 29, 2014 02:04 PM  

The Science & Technology Center for Experimental Animal of Jiangxi University of TCM and Jiangxi Provincial Production Base of Experimental Mice and Ratsarea trinity of public platform for teaching and research services, a trinity of experimental animal production, scientific research and experiments and the safety evaluation of new drugs.

Its predecessor is the Experimental Animals Supply Room of Jiangxi University of TCM. It was built in Yang Ming campus in October 2001 with a total area of 300 square meters barrier environment of animal production and animal experiment. In 2005, it was awarded "experimental animals use license" and "experimental animal production license" by Science and Technology Department of Jiangxi Province and became the institution of providing sanitary experimental mice and rats in Jiangxi province.

The center covers an area of 9,250 square meters and its construction area is 5,837 square meters. More than 66 million yuan has been invested, of which more than 30 million yuan was for instruments and equipment. It can produce 100,000 mice and 30,000 rats yearly to meet the teaching and research needs of the university and the biomedical field in Jiangxi province. The center has a variety of advanced instruments and equipment and can breed model animal, make animal’s disease model, conduct the efficacy research, safety evaluation and toxicology test of the new drugs.

Some main advanced instruments and equipment are as follows: Vevo high resolution small animal ultrasound system, Cellvizio living small animals fluorescence endoscope system, DSI physiological signal telemetry system, Leica ultra high resolution microscopy system, BD high-speed analytical flow cytometry instrument, Olympus micromanipulation system, Beckman Coulter automatic biochemical analyzer, Leica automatic digital slice scan and application system, Leica automatic dyeing and sealing workstation.

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