In-vivo small-animal high field magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.

MRI facility, equipped with a new high-resolution multipurpose MRI system for preclinical research, provides a wide range of methods to scan rodents and other small animals. The MRI scanner has a 9.4T magnet with a 20 cm diameter bore. Equipment for anaesthesia, monitoring, animal holders, positioning systems, and an animal heater are available. The applications package makes available different scan methods.