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Quantification of Drosophila Grooming Behavior

Quantification of Drosophila Grooming Behavior

Article DOI: 10.3791/55231
July 19th, 2017


Summary July 19th, 2017

This protocol describes a scalable individual grooming assay technique in Drosophila that yields robust, quantitative data to measure grooming behavior. The method is based on comparing the difference in dye accumulation on the bodies of un-groomed versus groomed animals over a set period of time.


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