Department of Reproduction Biology: Service

The Department of Reproduction Biology offers a wide spectrum of professional services. Please contact us directly if you seek more information on these services or want to make use of a service.

Non-invasive hormone analysis

The Leibniz-IZW endocrinology laboratory has long-standing experience in the analysis of samples from a wide range of different mammal and bird species. We offer to analyse progesterone, estradiol, testosterone, cortisol, corticosterone, prostaglandin F2α-metabolite (PGFM) in blood, and their metabolites in urine and faeces, reflecting male and female reproductive and adrenocortical activity (stress).

Evaluation of sperm quality

The andrological laboratory of the Leibniz-IZW offers a service to evaluate spermatogenesis and sperm quality on the basis of selected methods. In addition, scientific support is offered in the development of new methods for the evaluation of sperm (cryo-) conservation.