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Design and Assembly of an Ultra-light Motorized Microdrive for Chronic Neural Recordings in Small Animals

DOI :

10.3791/4314-v

November 8th, 2012

November 8th, 2012

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1Center for Brain Science, Harvard University , 2Program in Neuroscience, Harvard University , 3Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

The design, fabrication and assembly of an ultra-light motorized microdrive is described. The device provides a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution for chronic recordings of single units in small behaving animals.

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