making at nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu
Fri Mar 15 02:33:51 EST 1996
Neal Prakash wrote:
> I'm on the market to buy a peristalic pump to be used for rat
> perfusions. Does anyone know what the optimal flow rate is for rats???
> Normal cardiac output of adult rats is about 65 ml/min., which we find
gives excellent perfusion with our peristaltic pump--complete blood
removal without overpressure artifacts. The value is out there in the
literature on the basic biology of the labrat, but I can't remember where
I found it. Good fixin's!
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