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Assaying Predatory Feeding Behaviors in Pristionchus and Other Nematodes
 

Assaying Predatory Feeding Behaviors in Pristionchus and Other Nematodes

Article doi: 10.3791/54404
September 4th, 2016

Summary September 4th, 2016

Behavioral assays provide powerful tools for understanding neuronal function. Here we present several protocols for quantifying predatory feeding behavior found in the model nematode Pristionchus pacificus and its relatives. Additionally, we provide methods for analyzing predatory feeding adaptations including mouth structures and teeth.

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