Rat Plasma

Type:Biofluids (Blood-derived)
STRAINS:Brown Norway RatCD Hairless RatFischer 344 RatLewis RatLister Hooded RatLong Evans RatNIH RatNIHRNU RatSprague Dawley RatWistar Hannover RatWistar RatZucker Diabetic Fatty or Lean Rat
FORMAT:Fresh (ambient)Fresh (cold)Frozen
APPLICATION & SPECIALITY USES:ADME-Toxicology Products and ServicesBiomarker Discovery
Keywords:AnticoagulantCoagulationFactor IXFactor VIIIFibrinogenGlobulins



The rat has been often used within the pharmaceutical industry as a standardized physiological and toxicological model. There is a wide range of strains supporting diverse scientific pursuits including mechanistic studies of human reproduction, breast cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular research, investigations into the effects of environmental agents and much more.

Blood plasma is a clear, yellow liquid which comprised approximately 55% of the total volume of blood. The components of plasma and serum are similar as both contain hormones, glucose, electrolytes, antibodies, antigens, nutrients and certain other particles except clotting factors which are present only in plasma. Plasma is a major source of biomarkers.

Features & Benefits


  • Ability to customize the sample based on any requirements or protocol needs
  • Universal standard operating procedure in use at each animal facility
  • Collections offered from any commercially available rat species


Biohazard Info: This material should be handled as if capable of transmitting infectious agents. Please use universal precautions.

For in vitro use only.