logosm.gif (1133 bytes) PANEL OF BEHAVIORAL ASSAYS

PROTOCOLS FOR BASIC TEST BATTERY

1. Basic sensorimotor battery (in minutes per mouse)

a. inverted screen = 15
b. platform = 15
c. ledge = 15
d. walking initiation = 15
e. TOTAL = 60 minutes a mouse


2. Locomotion = 75 minutes per 4 mice

3. Thermal paw = 180 minutes per 6 mice

4. Rotorod = 2 hours per 4 mice

5. Plus maze = 20 minutes per mouse

6. Acoustic startle/Prepulse inhibition = 30 minutes per 2 mice

7. Fear conditioning = 80 min per 2 mice

8. Cued and place Morris swim maze = 180 minutes per mouse

9. Object recognition = 65 minutes a mouse

10. Other tests = time varies
 

 

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