Identifying anxiolytic and anxiogenic drugs...
  • rack of 4 boxes
  • each box has 2 compartments ( one dark, one light) connected by a corridor,
  • the 2 compartments and the corridor are equipped with sensors forming an infrared frame,
  • a spot is positioned above compartment.

This rack is connected to an interface which provides the formatting of signals from sensors and allows communication with the computer.

The software on windows allows managing up 24 cages. Each box remains independent.

  • monitoring graphs,
  • data storage for each zone: activity, rearing, past time, entry ..
  • replaying a recording,

A software module for managing data files allows: merging the files, presenting the output variables and their kinetics per configurable unit time in a file importable on “EXCEL”.