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Measuring Exercise Levels in Drosophila melanogaster Using the Rotating Exercise Quantification System (REQS)
 

Measuring Exercise Levels in Drosophila melanogaster Using the Rotating Exercise Quantification System (REQS)

Article doi: 10.3791/57751
May 27th, 2018

Summary May 27th, 2018

The Rotating Exercise Quantification System (REQS) can induce exercise in Drosophila melanogaster through rotation while simultaneously measuring the amount of activity performed by the animals. Here, we present a point-by-point protocol detailing how to measure activity levels of animals experiencing rotational exercise treatments using the REQS.

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