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A Behavioral Screen for Heat-Induced Seizures in Mouse Models of Epilepsy

DOI :

10.3791/62846-v

6:58 min

July 12th, 2021

July 12th, 2021

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1Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, 2Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California

The goal of the method is to screen for hyperthermia or heat-induced seizures in mouse models. The protocol describes the use of a custom-built chamber with continuous monitoring of the body temperature to determine whether elevated body temperature leads to seizures.

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