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Measuring Caenorhabditis elegans Sensitivity to the Acetylcholine Receptor Agonist Levamisole

DOI :

10.3791/64056-v

8:11 min

June 7th, 2022

June 7th, 2022

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1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

The present protocol describes an assay to determine response to levamisole, a pharmacological agonist of one class of Caenorhabditis elegans acetylcholine receptors. In this liquid levamisole swim assay, researchers visually observe and quantitate the time-dependent paralysis of animals cultivated in 24-well plates.

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Caenorhabditis Elegans

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