for respiratory metabolism, intake and activity in rodents

Key features
How to order


METABOLISM software is the last element of the chain of components of the Panlab OXYLET,FOOD and DRINK and PHYSIOCAGE systems. METABOLISM allows the extraction of the data obtained from these Panlab devices as well as the calculation of important parameters for physiological studies. A combined evaluation of the respiration metabolism, food/drink intake, spontaneous activity and rearing is then rendered possible by the use of this very simple and easy-to-use software.

METABOLISM consists in different modules, activated upon customer request:

  • METAOXY -> for O2/CO2 metabolism studies (Including Treadmill based studies).
  • METAINT -> for Intake studies
  • METAACT -> for activity studies (Including Rearing)

The program gets data in digital form from the Panlab devices. METABOLISM can also import and convert analogical data from the *.txt files generated by Data Acquisition Systems (PowerLab® recommended). 

Gathered data can be processed and re-processed using different time intervals of calculation. The program displays a Data Table which can be saved in Excel format for further analyses.



Computer requirements

3 GHz Processor or higher (CELERON excluded; 4GHz recommended), 2 Gb of RAM,150 MB HD, Graphics 1024x768 pixels and 32-bit true colour.

Software requirements

Windows™ XP (SP2 or higher), Vista 32, Windows 7 or Windows 8 compatible operating system


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How to order





Metabolism Software Platform (up to 32 enclosures). Needs Metabolism Experimental Modules for Calorimetry, food & drink intake and/or associated activity and rearing respectively.




Metabolism Software Experimental Module - Calorimetry (respiratory metabolism)




Metabolism Software Experimental Module - Food & Drink Intake Monitoring




Metabolism Software Experimental Module - Activity and rearing recording

How to order

Please contact our local delegates or contact us directly for receiving a quote.


Key features

  • Homecage (Physiocage) and Treadmill experiments
  • Modular software
  • Runtime viewers and charts for real time monitor
  • Calculates data in user-defined intervals of time
  • Numeric data table and plots available during data acquisition and analysis
  • Meal pattern analysis



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