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Evaluating Skilled Prehension in Mice Using an Auto-Trainer

DOI :

10.3791/59784-v

September 12th, 2019

September 12th, 2019

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1Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, 2Step Analysis, LLC, 3Department of Neurology, Duke University

Method to assess the impact of training on motor skills is a useful tool. Unfortunately, most behavioral assessments can be labor intensive and/or expensive.We describe here a robotic method of assessing prehension (reach-to-grasp) skill in mice.

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