Services and Capabilities

Clinical Population Services

Phlebotomy Venipuncture
Muscle Biopsy (including cleaning of equipment)
Fat Biopsy (including cleaning of equipment)
IV solution infusions (not including the cost for tracers and pharmacy)
24 hour Nursing Supervision
Height / Weight/BMI
Resting Cardiovascular Hemodynamics and Respiration
Skinfold Body Composition
Bioelectrical Impedance (BIA)
Body Composition and Bone Density Assessment (DEXA)
Lung function
Handgrip
Resting Energy Expenditure
MIP MEP
Isokinetic Strength Testing (KinCom)
Gait Analysis
Dietary recall (24h)
Neuropsychological Testing + data analysis
Behavioral and emotional testing + data analysis
Stable Isotope Tracer Metabolism Analysis per sample (not related to “Advanced Metabolic analysis”)
Exercise Rehabilitation (Group Rehab Sessions/month)

Clinical Population Recruitment

Recruitment for Clinical Study – chronic diseases
Recruitment for Clinical Study – Healthy
Screening for Clinical Study

Healthy Population Services

Recruitment – Apparently Healthy
Entrance Criteria – Apparently Healthy
Phlebotomy Venipuncture
Phlebotomy (Finger Stick)
Muscle Biopsy (including cleaning of equipment)
Fat Biopsy (including cleaning of equipment)
Height / Weight / BMI
Bioelectrical Impedance (BIA)
Skinfold Body Composition
Body Composition and Bone Density Assessment (DEXA)
Resting Energy Expenditure
Submaximal Exercise Test
Flexibility Test
ECG Stress Tests
Cardiopulmonary Stress Test
Endurance Capacity Test
Anaerobic Capacity Test
Isotonic Strength Assessment
Isokinetic Strength Testing (KinCom)
Dietary Record (4-d)
Cognitive Function / Psychological Inventory Assessment
Exercise Training (3 sessions per month/group training sessions/hours)

General Analyses / Services

Acetate/Propionate/Butyrate
Algometer Pain Assessment
Amino acid concentration profile in plasma/blood
Amino acid concentration profile in tissue intracellular
Amino acid enrichment (4 -10 amino acids) in tissue intracellular
Amino acid enrichment (4-10 amino acids) in plasma/blood
Amino acid enrichment (<4 amino acids) in plasma/blood
Amino acid enrichment (<4 amino acids) in tissue intracellular
Amino acid enrichment (>10 amino acids-PULSE) in plasma/blood
CBC w/Differential Panel
Citrulline concentration in plasma/blood (
Cobas Comprehensive Serum Panel (Enzyme Panel)
Cobas Comprehensive Serum Panel (Full Comprehensive)
Cobas Comprehensive Serum Panel (Glucose & Lipid Panel)
D2O enrichment
Finger Stick (Glucose)
Finger Stick (Lactate)
GSH/GSSG concentration in plasma/blood
GSH/GSSG concentration in tissue intracellular
GSH/GSSG enrichment in plasma/blood
GSH/GSSG enrichment in tissue intracellular
Glucose enrichment in blood/plasma
Hormone Analysis (e.g., ELISA or EIA) – Average Kit Cost
Hormone Analysis (e.g., ELISA or EIA) – High Cost Kit
Hormone Analysis (e.g., ELISA or EIA) – Low Cost Kit
Immulite Analysis – Low Cost Assay
KIC/KMV/KIV/HMB in plasma/blood
PAH in plasma
Record Storage
Saliva Collection
Sample Handling & Preparation
Sample Storage (Freezers)
Urea enrichment
Urine Collection

Advanced Metabolic Analysis

Gut Function and Nutrient Absorption (study + analysis)
Anabolic response to food (study + analysis)
Digestion and absorption of nutrients (study + analysis)
Protein synthesis/breakdown (study + analysis)
Tissue (muscle, fat) protein and fatty synthesis
Metabolic kinetic phenotyping using an 20 stable tracer mixture intravenous pulse (study + analysis)
Biobank with 15 year of samples of human studies that received stable isotope solutions

General Services

IRB Preparation (Clinical Population Study)
IRB Preparation (Apparently Healthy Study Population)
Data & Safety Monitoring (per hour)
Consulting (per hour) – Deutz (per hour)
Consulting (per hour) – Kreider (per hour)