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Monitoring Heart Function in Larval Drosophila melanogaster for Physiological Studies

DOI :

10.3791/1596-v

9:37 min

November 16th, 2009

November 16th, 2009

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1Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington

We present various ways to monitor heart function in the larva of Drosophila for assessing questions dealing with the function of gap junctions, ion channel mutations, modulation of pacemaker activity and pharmacological studies.

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