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A Computational Method to Quantify Fly Circadian Activity

DOI :

10.3791/55977-v

October 28th, 2017

October 28th, 2017

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1Department of Physics, University of Miami

A method to quantify the main temporal features seen in fly circadian locomotor rhythms is presented. The quantification is achieved by fitting fly activity with a multi-parametric model waveform. The model parameters describe the shape and size of the morning and evening peaks of daily activity.

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Keywords Circadian Activity

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