Methods applied

Here are some of the methods we apply in our lab. For more information, please, contact the coordinators.

In vivo and Ex vivo (metabolic) tests: glucose tolerance test, insulin tolerance test, pyruvate tolerance test, glucagon tolerance test, lipid tolerance test, hepatic triacylglycerol exportation, hepatic insulin clearance, glucose-induced insulin secreiton, fat glycerol release, cell viability tests: cell phenotyping, phagocytic activityamong others.

Molecular tools: Elisa, Flow citometry, Western blott, PCR.

Histological tools: immunoperoxidase, immunofluorescence, tissue and cell morphometries.

Species investigated: Wistar rats, Swiss mice, C57bl6 mice and humans.