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Irradiation Platform

An X-ray irradiator specially designed for irradiating small laboratory animals, cells in culture or any other small- or medium-sized specimen are available to you through the irradiation platform.


X-RAD 225XL small-animal irradiator

  • Voltage: maximum of 225 kV
  • Current: 0.5–30 mA
  • Rotating platform
  • Cage with pie-shaped separator for irradiating 11 mice at the same time

Request for the use

We provide narrow technical support. We can do it for getting animal ethics approval if it is necessary. The platform meets the standard operating procedure M-7 developed by Université Laval’s Veterinary Services in close collaboration with our research team, refer to Section Reference Documents.

In order to assess the feasibility of your project and get a cost estimate, complete the Feasibility Questionnaire (French only).

In order to make a service request, complete the service request form (French only)

For more information, please contact:

Marie-Josée Beaulieu
418-656-8711 ext. 5802


Fee Schedule

Reference Documents

Guide for determining the configuration parameters of the irradiator (French only)

Standard operating procedure: Model of irradiation in mice – M-7 (French only)

X-RAD 225XL Irradiator technical specifications

CD34 Differentially Regulates Contractile and Noncontractile Elements of Airway Reactivity. Lortie K, Maheux C, Gendron D, Langlois A, Beaulieu MJ, Marsolais D, Bossé Y, Blanchet MR. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Jan; 58(1):79-88