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Figure 2: Acrylic mouse metabolic cages (Hatteras Instruments, Inc.).
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Figure 7: The Comprehensive Lab Animal Monitoring System (Columbus Instruments).
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Figure 9: Steel rabbit metabolic caging (Allentown, Inc.).
Figure 10: Stainless steel dog metabolic caging (Allentown, Inc.).
Figure 11: Steel primate metabolism caging (Suburban Surgical Co., Inc.).


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I am deeply indebted to Jim Lerza (Tecniplast), Diana Kelsey (Allentown, Inc.), Jeff McGlothlin and Betty Fatzie (Lab Products, Inc.), Ruth Benvie (Braintree Scientific, Inc.), Chris Adams (Columbus Instruments), Sue Scott (BASi), Jessica Goodman (Hatteras Instruments, Inc.) and Tracey A. Campbell (Suburban Surgical Co., Inc.) for assisting me in gathering information and providing high-quality images for this publication.

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Kennedy, B. Metabolic caging for animal research. Lab Anim 41, 171–176 (2012).

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