MMPC Test Selection
Welcome to the MMPC Order / Test Selection interface. Please use the filter options on the left to filter by Center, Center Core(s), Test Group(s), Research Area(s), and/or Keyword(s). To filter Center, click the Center Name (this will update the Center Core Options specific to the selected center). To filter by Center Core, Test Group, and/or Research Area select the checkboxes next to each item. To search by Keyword begin typing a keyword in the search box provided, then click on the keyword to add it to the list box below the search. When filter options are complete click the 'Search' button.

Select the needed tests in the right side of the page. Once all the needed tests are selected click the 'Create Order' button. This page will automatically redirect to the login page if you are not logged in. Once you have logged in, it will then redirect to the Create Order page with your selected Tests and Centers pre-filled in.

PLEASE NOTE:Tests can only be ordered from one MMPC Center at a time. The following is a catalog containing all tests offered by the MMPC.

Optionally the catalog can be downloaded in PDF format: pdf

Catalog Items Available (with filter): 85

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Center: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Core: Analytical Resources Core

107 Insulin

Price: $9.49/sample
108 Glucagon

Price: $8.04/sample
109 Corticosterone

Price: $25.75/sample
110 Catecholamines

Price: $10.75/sample
111 Leptin

Price: $16.33/sample
112 C-Peptide

Price: $38.56/sample
113 Growth Hormone (GH)

Price: $33.29/sample
115 TSH

Price: Consult with Director/Kit is available
116 PRL (prolactin)

Price: Consult with Director/Kit is available
117 ACTH

Price: $37.25/sample
118 Insulin-like growth hormone-1 (IGF-1)

Price: Consult with Director/Kit is available
237 Aldosterone

Price: $19.57/sample
238 Resistin

Price: Consult with Director/Kit is available
239 Adiponectin

Price: Consult with Director/Kit is available
240 Estradiol

Price: $39.16/sample
241 Testosterone or Progesterone

Price: $15.61/sample
121 Plasma lipids

Price: $9.60-Triglycerides; $9.60-Cholesterol; $9.60 HDL Cholesterol; $12.00
Enzymatic Free Fatty Acid Assay (FFA)
576 Lipid extraction, separation, quantification

Price: $14.40-Cholesterol; $14.40-Diglyceride; $14.40-Free Fatty Acid (FFA);
$14.40- Phospholipid; $14.40-Triglyceride; $14.40-FFA by GC
123 Fatty acid profiles of lipid esters by gas liquid chromatography

Price: Consult with Director
124 Quantitation of individual phospholipid classes

Price: Consult with Director
125 Short chain fatty acid analysis by gas liquid chromatography

Price: Consult with Director
126 Fast Protein Liquid Chromatographic (FPLC) Lipoproteins Separations

Price: $104.40/sample
128 Morphometric determinations (aorta)

Price: Consult with Director
129 Gross examinations and necropsy

Price: Consult with Director
130 Tissue preparation, embedding, sectioning and routine staining

Price: Consult with Director
131 Tissue microdissection

Price: Consult with Director
132 Screen/optimize immunohistochemical protocols for mouse-specific commercial and 
 custom-designed antisera

Price: Consult with Director
5 Amino Acids - Full and Select Profiles (e.g. gluconeogenic) (HPLC)

Price: $38.22/sample
134 Specific selected amino acid profiles

Price: $30.71/sample
136 Specific activities for gluconeogenic and glycogenic assessment

Price: $94.80-UDPG; $91.92-PEP
591 Ghrelin - Active (RIA)

Price: $35.36/sample
592 Ghrelin - Total (RIA)

Price: $35.36/sample
593 Glucose (Enzymatic)

Price: $5.41/sample
594 Progesterone (RIA)

Price: $15.61/sample
595 Purine Nucleotides (HPLC)

Price: $79.82/sample
596 T3 (RIA)

Price: $36.26/sample
597 T4 (RIA)

Price: $36.27/samples
598 Luminex Assays

Price: First plex $38.56; Additional plex $7.20; Luminex use fee (per plate)
614 Acetaminophen

Price: $32.21
615 Cortisol - Plasma

Price: $9.04/per sample
616 Cortisol - Salivary

Price: $12.14/per sample
617 Creatinine

Price: $139.39/per sample
618 PYY - Active

Price: $17.20
619 PYY - Total

Price: $17.20/per sample

Core: Body Weight Regulation Core

91 Indirect calorimetry / energy expenditure in the Promethion

Price: $67.20
93 Spontaneous exercise activity

Price: Consult with Director
94 Food Consumption

Price: $4.20/day
95 Exploratory locomotor activity

Price: Consult with Director
620 Bariatric Surgery (Roux-en-Y, VSG, biopancreatic diversion, and sham controls)

Price: $133/per surgery
628 Body Composition Analysis by NMR

Price: $12.00/each

Core: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

98 In vitro Morphology, Morphometrics and Histology (isolated heart)

Price: Consult with Director
99 Echocardiography, in vivo morphology, systolic and diastolic function; Stress 

Price: $27.60 low resolution; $72.00 high resolution using VEVO 2100
100 Electrocardiography and telemetry ($22.80/more than 14 days)

Price: $45.60
101 Blood pressure measurements

Price: Tail-cuff Plethysmography-$8.40; Carotid Catheterization-$81.60; Carotid
and jugular vein catheterization-$129.60; Telemetry-$344.40
103 Vascular morphology

Price: Consult with Director
106 Tail vein injections

Price: $7.20
243 Myocardial infarction

Price: $72.00
244 Myocardial ischemia reperfusion

Price: $60.00
245 Transverse aortic constriction

Price: $72.00
246 GFR-FITC-Inulin; HPLC Cr

Price: Consult with Director
248 Renal Blood Flow (Doppler)

Price: Consult with Director
249 Urine Na/K

Price: Consult with Director
250 Osmometer Plasma/Urine

Price: Consult with Director
251 Urine Ca/Phosphorus Excretion

Price: Consult with Director
252 Urine pH

Price: Consult with Director

Core: Metabolic Regulation Core

323 Cerebral Ventricle Cannulation

Price: Consult with Director
324 Jugular Vein or Carotid Artery Catheterization

Price: Consult with Director
79 Cannulation of cerebral ventricle

Price: $96/per surgery
80 Jugular vein and carotid artery catheterization

Price: $129.60
82 Glucose Tolerance Test (Oral, i.p., Intravenous, or gastric catheter)

Price: Consult with Director
83 Glucose turnover

Price: Consult with Director
84 Hyperinsulinemic clamp

Price: $536 with [3-3H] glucose and [14C] deoxyglucose (includes surgery and
85 Hyperglycemic clamp

Price: $531 (includes surgery, insulin + c-peptide measurements and analysis)
86 Gluconeogenesis & glycogenolysis (from hepatic 14C-UDPglucose and PEP)

Price: Consult with Director
87 Glycogen synthesis

Price: Consult with Director
88 Amino acid kinetics

Price: Consult with Director
89 Tissue specific glucose uptake

Price: Consult with Director
90 Tissue specific fatty acid uptake

Price: Consult with Director
92 Exercise capacity/Exercise Stress Test (metabolic response to exercise)

Price: $57.60
96 Assess real time imaging of cellular metabolic events

Price: Consult with Director
97 In vivo optical imaging of gene expression

Price: Consult with Director
242 Direct jugular vein injection and blood sampling

Price: $13.20
247 Albuminuria

Price: $15.60
253 Glycemic Control using Minimed

Price: Consult with Director
322 Personnel Training

Price: Consult with Director

  • Centers
    • University of California Davis
    • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    • University of Massachusetts Medical School
    • University of Michigan Medical School
    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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