Automated systems to assess weights and activity in group housed mice

  title={Automated systems to assess weights and activity in group housed mice},
  author={Omid Noorshams},
In order to investigate central nervous system disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer disease, genetically altered mice are used. These mouse models should be frequently monitored to assess disease progression. Most monitoring system for activity and weighing require remove of the animals from their homecage and place them in a novel environment. During these procedures animals may undergo the stress which can alter the behavioral and social phenotypes. We developed two systems to… Expand
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