Automated Tail Suspension Test

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The automatic tail-suspension test allows a fast and reliable screening of the psychotropic properties (anti-depressants, sedatives) of drugs.

  • Fully automatic and operator-independent
  • Includes 4 types of randomization processes of the animal list
  • Measurement of up to 6 animals in the same run
  • Full control of the calibration
  • High predictability for antidepressant effects in humans
  • Based on innate behaviours and despair models
  • Widely used in literature and deeply validated in phenotyping and pharmacology
  • Simple to set up and use
  • Replay possible with other parameters
  • Short-lasting experiment (usually 6 minutes)
  • Optional video recording to adjust the activity threshold
  • NEW Wireless Communication!

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