PsychoGenics excels in preclinical acute pain studies, employing reliable and validated models to assess pain thresholds and evaluate potential analgesic treatments. Our tailored approach integrates established methods like the tail flick and hot plate tests. 

Preclinical Acute Pain Testing

These tests allow us to accurately measure pain responses and provide valuable insights into the efficacy of your novel therapy for acute pain: 

In the tail flick test, animals’ tails are exposed to an infrared heat source, and the latency to flick the tail away from the heat is recorded. This quantifiable measurement helps establish pain thresholds and assess the effectiveness of your potential analgesic intervention.

The hot plate test involves placing animals on a heated surface set to a specific temperature. Pain thresholds are measured by observing behaviors such as shaking, licking, biting their hind paws, or attempting to escape. At PsychoGenics, animal welfare is paramount. By limiting the test period to prevent tissue damage, we ensure the welfare of the animals while obtaining accurate data for your study. 

Advance Your Preclinical Acute Pain Research with PsychoGenics

With our expertise in acute pain models and expertly conducted pain assessments, PsychoGenics provides valuable insights into pain mechanisms and the evaluation of potential analgesics. Engage with us to advance your preclinical acute pain research and develop effective treatments.

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