Rotorod

Purpose: The rotorod is designed to assess motor coordination, balance and equilibrium.

Description: During this task a mouse is placedĀ in a semi-enclosed chamber that contains a rod suspended at a height of 35 cm
above the base of the chamber. The mouse is placed on the rod and the rotorodĀ  accelerates gradually. Latencies for the mice to fall from the rod are recorded.

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