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Feeding Experimentation Device (FED): Construction and Validation of an Open-source Device for Measuring Food Intake in Rodents

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10.3791/55098-v

February 21st, 2017

February 21st, 2017

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1National Insttitute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 3National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Feeding Experimentation Device (FED) is an open-source device for measuring food intake in mice. FED can also synchronize food intake measurements with other techniques via a real-time digital output. Here, we provide a step-by-step tutorial for the construction, validation, and usage of FED.

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