Fear conditioning is one of the most common methods to measure memory in rodents. It exploits the Pavlovian association between an unpleasant unconditioned stimulus (shock) to a conditioned neutral stimulus (sound cue). The reaction of rodents, as predated animals, is to freeze (stay immobile) when exposed to fearful situations, such as a shock.
Once the association has happened and...
This software enables researchers to study behavior in a more reliable and consistent way and over longer time periods than if they were using direct observation or manual recording.
Highly advanced, comprehensive video-tracking system. The software couples an unrivalled depth of features with a simple, familiar design, to provide automated testing in virtually any behavioral...
For stereotaxic surgery using rats or other small animals. Can be used to locate targets for implantation of devices, stimulation or injections.
Smooth, consistent movements with rapid positioning. Time-proven 'U'-Frame design provides stability and adaptability. Integrated warming base can be activated for better surgical outcomes.
The KDS Legato series is a range of advanced, precision syringe pumps. For applications requiring high metering precision at low, pulse-free flow rates.
Intuitive touch screen allows user to easily define complex injection protocols. Display presents real time data.
Provides accurate recording of isometric or isotonic tissue contraction/release. For studying effects of drugs or electrical stimuli on isolated smooth muscles (including uterus, trachea, gastrointestinal tract, vessel strips, auricle etc) under optimum conditions.
Classic pharmacology tool for research and teaching. Maintains the integrity of live muscle tissue for several hours in...
The Elevated Zero-Maze is an alternative model to the Elevated Plus Maze (EPM). Its circular design provides a smoother transition from closed to open space. The model is based on the rodent's instinctive tendency to explore novel environments and also to avoid unprotected open and elevated spaces. For neurobiological anxiety research.
High quality maze with surface texture selected...
The elevated plus maze (EPM) is used to measure anxiety in rats and mice. The model is based on the rodent's instinctive tendency to explore novel environments and also to avoid unprotected open and elevated spaces. For neurobiological anxiety research.
High quality maze with surface texture selected for best rodent comfort. Optimized for use with video tracking software (high...
A warmer to provide external heat to animals undergoing surgery. Helps to maintain near-normal body temperature for improved surgical outcomes (such as fewer adverse cardiac events and reduced blood loss).
Preprogrammed animal temperatures, easy-to-use control, lightweight with small footprint. Select Rodent Warmer X2 for simultaneous control of 2 independent heating pads.
Automatically scores wheel rotations, corresponding to rodent escape behaviors. A primary screening test for antidepressants.
Automates up to 40 tests simultaneously for high throughput. Durable, easy to assemble. Optimized for use with video tracking software.