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A Low-cost Method for Analyzing Seizure-like Activity and Movement in Drosophila

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10.3791/51460-v

February 19th, 2014

February 19th, 2014

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1Department of Biology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2Department of Computer Science, Franciscan University of Steubenville

Using a webcam and a combination of free and inexpensive software programs, locomotive patterns in Drosophila melanogaster can be analyzed to detect differences in the speed, distance, and time of various motor activities.

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