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Using Linear Agarose Channels to Study Drosophila Larval Crawling Behavior

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10.3791/54892-v

November 26th, 2016

November 26th, 2016

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1Committee on Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology, University of Chicago, 2Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago

The Drosophila larva is a powerful model system to study neural control of behavior. This publication describes the use of linear agarose channels to elicit sustained bouts of linear crawling and methods to quantify the dynamics of larval structures during repetitive crawling behavior.

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