Developing standardized behavioral tests for knockout and mutant mice.


The ability to produce transgenic, knockout, and mutant mice provides new animal models for the genetic analysis of behavior and its underlying neural mechanisms (Chen and Tonegawa 1997; Wehner et al. 1996). Knockout and transgenic mice have been developed as animal models for the study of human diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (Flood and Morley 1998… (More)


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