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Behavioral Assessment of Visual Function via Optomotor Response and Cognitive Function via Y-Maze in Diabetic Rats
 

Behavioral Assessment of Visual Function via Optomotor Response and Cognitive Function via Y-Maze in Diabetic Rats

Article DOI: 10.3791/61806-v 07:41 min October 23rd, 2020
October 23rd, 2020

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Summary

Neural degeneration in both eyes and brain as a result of diabetes can be observed through behavioral tests carried out on rodents. The Y-maze, a measure of spatial cognition, and the optomotor response, a measure of visual function, both provide insight into potential diagnoses and treatments.

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Keywords: Optomotor Response Y-maze Behavioral Assessment Visual Function Cognitive Function Diabetes Rodent Spatial Frequency Virtual Reality
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