AMD-R Raturn System

  • Ideal for academic labs, pharmaceutical companies and CROs
  • For use with rats, mice or similar-sized rodents
  • Compact space and positioning of instruments (e.g., fractional collectors, infusion pumps, stimulators, etc.)
  • Option to collect simultaneous activity data using Raturn Activity Monitor
  • Option to collect urine and feces
  • Shortens FEP tubing length thereby reducing the liquid dead volume and lag time between pump to animal and animal to sample vial
  • The entire unit can be kept conveniently on a lab bench
  • Option to include a cart base with wheels making the system portable
  • Cart includes a shelf for storing supplies
  • Optional side shelf accessory available
  • Move in with comfort—no need to worry about lab bench availability and space

Microdialysis, Ultrafiltration, Drug Infusion, Simultaneous Monitoring of Animal Activity, Electrophysiological/Optogenetics stimulation and recordings

AMD-R Raturn
System Includes:
AMD-R enclosure
Raturn control box
O-Zone-resistant o-rings for Raturn motor (1 pack of 3)

Choose your Balance arm/Tether based on species and cage type:

 MD-1555  Balance arm/Rat Tether MD-1455 for Universal Cage and Stackable Cage
 MW-1510M  Balance arm/Mouse Tether CX-1214 for Universal Cage 
 MW-1502M     Balance arm/Mouse Tether for MD-1460R Stackable Cage and Mouse Metabolic  Cage
 MF-5371  Rat Collars
 MD-1365  Mouse Collars

Order Raturn compatible cages separately

Optional Parts:

 MD-1410  Raturn Activity Monitor
 CX-224  Side Shelf Accessory
     Optional parts for Metabolic Collections:
 CX-221  Metabolism Stand  (this part is not needed if using (CX-222 cart configuration)
 MD-221  Metabolic Accessory Holder
 CX-222  Floor Base Accessory with Wheels (cart configuration)
 CX-1400   I-Cup Reusable Chilling Chamber 
 CX-1211  42 mL Capped Urine Collection Vials
 PL-4000  20 mL Scintillation Vials

Replacement Parts:

 MF-2050  O-zone-resistant o-rings for Raturn motor (3 per pack)
 CX-1215  Raturn Replacement Sensor Flag for Tether Arm
 MD-1455  Rat Tether for Universal Cage and Stackable Cage
 CX-1214  Mouse Tether for Unviersal Cage 
 MD-1460R  Mouse Tether for Stackable Cage and Mouse Metabolic Cage
 MF-5371  Rat Collars
 MD-1365  Mouse Collars

The Raturn is set at an "optimized rotational speed."  If you would like to adjust to a different speed of rotation, please contact BASi.