UGO BASILE

The leading tools for behavioural research. The diverse, expanding range of classic and novel devices are easy to use, accurate and reliable. 

PAIN AND INFLAMMATION STUDIES

Pain is a global problem affecting about 20% of adults. Devices by Ugo Basile are instrumental in advancing pain and inflammation research, with more than 15,000 citations in journal papers. 

PRODUCT RANGE INCLUDES:

  • Plethysmometer (shown below)
  • Analgesy-Meter
  • Plantar Test
  • Dynamic Plantar Aesthesiometer
  • Hot/Cold Plate
  • Orofacial Stimulation Test

NEW!

  • Thermal Gradient Ring (Zimmermann’s method) 
  • Thermal Place Preference
  • Tail Flick Ng

Motory Coordination, grip strength, activity

The popular range of products includes the Rodent RotaRod for assessing the effect of drugs on motor coordination. The original model was designed by Ugo Basile in the 1960s. It is still #1 in users choice, with more than 5,000 citations in scientific papers. 

PRODUCT RANGE INCLUDES:

  • Rodent RotaRod – next generation (shown below)
  • Rodent Treadmill – next generation
  • GSM Grip-Strength Meter (mice and rats) Activity Wheels
  • Rotometer
  • Activity Cage 

 

 

Ventilators and Gas Anesthesia

The latest addition in this reliable, robust range is the Bronchospasm that enables the evaluation of the spasm-inducing effect of drugs on respiratory dynamics. It is also a useful research tool for screening substances inducing the opposite effect.

PRODUCT RANGE INCLUDES:

  • Cat/Rabbit Ventilator – volume controlled
  • Gas Anesthesia System – compact
  • Induction Boxes
  • Mouse Ventilator – volume controlled
  • Rodent Ventilator – volume controlled
  • Rodent Warmer – for surgical procedures

NEW!

  • Bronchospasm Transducer (shown below)

Behaviour, CONDItionING, REWARD

 Whatever behaviours you are studying, Ugo Basile has and integrated product range ready to help. Individual devices are controlled easily using the touch screen controller – Beehive System Conditioning-Cage Manager.

PRODUCT RANGE INCLUDES:

  • Active Avoidance Set-Up (Shuttle-Box)
  • Conditioned Place Preference (CPP)
  • Cage Isolation Cubicles
  • Learned Helplessness
  • Lickometer Vogel Test
  • Passive Avoidance – Step down
  • Passive Avoidance – Step through 
  • Startle/PPI Test
  • Touch-Screen Controller – Beehive System: Conditioning-Cage Manager

NEW!

  • OPERON (Papaleo-Scheggia’s method)
  • Startle PPI Test
  • Agora Maze

Behaviour, MAZES, TRACKING

The range of behaviour devices includes mazes that have optimised for use with ANY-maze, advanced video tracking software.

PRODUCT RANGE INCLUDES:

  • Agora Maze  (SocioBox method)
  • ANY-maze tracking software
  • Atlantis Platforms for Morris Water Maze – remote controlled
  • Barnes Maze – spatial memory
  • Circular Pools for Morris Water Maze Test
  • Elevated Plus Maze (EPM) for Rats/Mice
  • Elevated Zero-Maze (EZM) for Rats/Mice 
  • Forced Swim Test with Water Wheel
  • Light/Dark Box & Open Field
  • Multi-Maze, fully automated modular (shown below)
  • Open Field Cages for mice/rats
  • Sociability Apparatus (3-chambered social test) – mouse or rat
  • T-Maze for Rats or Mice, optimised for Videotracking
  • Y-Maze for Rats or Mice, optimised for Videotracking 

BLOOD PRESSURE & VITAL FUNCTIONS

  • NAT Device – Wireless EEG – Rodents
  • Mouse Ox Pulse Oximeter
  • Blood Pressure Transducer invasive
  • BP Recorder, non-invasive

TISSUE BATHS, TRANSDUCERS

  • Superfusion System – for synaptosome release studies

  • Isotonic Transducer

  • Isometric Force Transducers

  • 4-channel Multiplexing Pulse Booster for Stimulators


MISCELLANEOUS

  • Electronic Monitor for Vaginal Estrous-Cycle in Rats and Mice
  • KDS micro-processor controlled Syringe Pumps
  • LMD Lesion Making Device
  • ECT Unit 

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APAC Scientific Pty Ltd
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61(0)2 88141597

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