Absorption Systems offers a wide range of support for in vivo animal studies for research and clinical applications.

Working as an extension of your laboratory, we offer flexibility in the planning of your studies as well as progress reports at each phase. 

Absorption Systems is AAALAC accredited and USDA registered and maintains an internal Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) in accordance with USDA and HHS regulations and guidelines.

The Absorption Systems Difference

We value a close relationship and communication with our customers. You’ll always have a dedicated team who’ll answer your questions within 24 hours and you will know in real-time what is going on with your study.

Our experience includes: 

  • Prepare and approve IACUC protocols in accordance with USDA and HHS regulations and guidelines
  • Development of vaccine immunization schedules, dosing, and adjuvant screening
  • Dose tolerability and immunogenicity evaluation
  • Pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) rodent studies
  • Gene therapy applications and AAV testing
  • Dermal and metabolism (i.e. DIO) model
  • Injection site reaction (ISR) studies
  • Xenograft tumor models
  • Transgenic breeding programs
  • Biodistribution studies using Li-Cor fluorescent imaging system for tissue section imaging (including full body image)
  • Bioanalytical support for dose-ranging and bioavailability studies
  • Tissue homogenization, protein, and nucleic acids extraction

Diagnostic Analysis of Samples:

  • Complete chemistry analysis: albumin, ALT, BUN, calcium
  • Cholesterol, creatinine, glucose, protein, uric acid, etc.
  • Complete clinical analysis: blood gases, acid-base balance, pH, electrolytes, etc.
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  • Ocular In Vivo Capabilities

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