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High-throughput Analysis of Locomotor Behavior in the Drosophila Island Assay
 

High-throughput Analysis of Locomotor Behavior in the Drosophila Island Assay

Article doi: 10.3791/55892
November 5th, 2017

Summary November 5th, 2017

The island assay is a relatively new, cost-effective assay that can be used to evaluate the basic locomotor behavior of Drosophila melanogaster. This manuscript describes algorithms for automatic data processing and objective quantification of island assay data, making this assay a sensitive, high-throughput readout for large genetic or pharmacological screens.

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