Lab Standard™ Stereotaxic, Rat and Mouse

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lab standard™ stereotaxic, rat and mouse

Stoelting's Lab Standard™ with Rat and Mouse Adaptors is equipped with a U-frame base traditionally used for rat surgeries, but is supplied with rat and mouse adaptors making it the ideal stereotaxic frame to use with both species. Available as dual, ultra-precise, digital, motorized or rotating models.

51670 Lab Standard with Mouse and Rat Adaptors

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51670E Elliptic Stereotaxic, Rotating, Rat and Mouse

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51670U Ultra Precise Lab Standard, Rat and Mouse

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51673 Dual Lab Standard with Mouse and Rat Adaptors

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51673U Ultra Precise Dual Lab Standard, Rat and Mouse

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51970 Digital Lab Standard with Mouse and Rat Adaptors

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For use with the Lab Standard™ series, Stoelting and most other Stereotaxic Instruments.

Model organisms with soft skulls, such as the mouse and the neonatal rat, are difficult to secure firmly in a traditional stereotaxic instrument. The stainless steel ear bars used for adult rats are too heavy to provide a secure hold without compressing the sides of the skull inward (which closes the airways and impedes blood flow). Further, the neonatal rat pup has no external opening of the auditory canal into which to insert the ear bars.

Unique, light ear bars

Stoelting’s Mouse/Neonatal Rat Adaptor employs light, Delrin® Ear Bars with tapered points on one end, and rubber tips on the other, to facilitate surgery on mice and rat pups.

A unique feature permits ear bars to be independently adjusted in height to level the skull. Laser-engraved scales show the vertical positions of the ear bars. A Tooth Bar and Nose Clamp secures the nose.

The Jaw Holder Cuffs fit over the ends of the ear bars, replacing rubber tips, providing an alternative non-invasive means of securing the animal’s head in the stereotaxic stage. These options for “triple point” securing of the animal’s head in this adaptor make it the most versatile mouse adaptor available.

Set of two jaw holder cuffs are included.

Triple-point options for securing the animal's head are also included.