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An Automated Method to Determine the Performance of Drosophila in Response to Temperature Changes in Space and Time

DOI :

10.3791/58350-v

October 12th, 2018

October 12th, 2018

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1Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, 2Department of Cell Biology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, 3Ruijsink Dynamic Engineering, 4Department of Psychology, University of Groningen

Here we present a protocol to automatically determine the locomotor performance of Drosophila at changing temperatures using a programmable temperature-controlled arena that produces fast and accurate temperature changes in time and space.

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