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The Sleep Nullifying Apparatus: A Highly Efficient Method of Sleep Depriving Drosophila

DOI :

10.3791/62105-v

December 14th, 2020

December 14th, 2020

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1Department of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine

Sleep deprivation is a powerful tool to investigate sleep function and regulation. We describe a protocol to sleep deprive Drosophila using the Sleep Nullifying Apparatus, and to determine the extent of rebound sleep induced by deprivation.

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