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Passive Avoidance

Passive avoidance is fear-motivated tests classically used to assess short-term or long-term memory on small laboratory animals (rat, mice).
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760159 Shock Generator with Scrambler, 0-2mA Output
760199 Passive Avoidance Cage, Rat
760200 Passive Avoidance Cage, Mice
760201 Avoidance Programmer, Includes Shock Unit

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• Allows editing protocols for both active and passive avoidance
• Experimental chambers can be controlled independently
• A test mode enables immediate and reliable box checking
• The program runs automatically when the animal is detected in the cage
• Animal position and current data can be visualized online
• Provides integrated data
• Analyze data in user-defined intervals of time

Passive avoidance is fear-motivated tests classically used to assess short-term or long-term memory on small laboratory animals (rat, mice).

Basically, passive avoidance working protocols involve timing of transitions, i.e. time that the animal takes to move from the white compartment to the black one after a conditioning session -in which the entry into the black compartment is punished with a mild inescapable electrical shock is carried out.

Our passive avoidance box (LE870/872) is defined by a large white illuminated compartment and a small black dark compartment separated by a guillotine gate. The animal's position is detected by using high sensitivity weight transducers providing higher effective and reliable detection of animal responses (zones entries) than systems based on photocells beams or on grid floor displacements.

Panlab/Harvard Apparatus Passive Avoidance boxes may be controlled either through LE2708 Programmer or ShutAvoid software. The first option is recommended for one single box set-ups, and may be combined with the included SeDaCom software. SeDaCom enables data transfer from the programmer to a PC through a RS-232 port. The connection is direct between programmer to a PC. No PCI card is needed! The link is carried out by one only cable from one Box to the other. The first Box is connected to PC or Laptop by the port RS-232 or USB. The second option is suitable for controlling a number of boxes simultaneously.

Citations
Garcia-Calatayud S et al. (2005) Brain Docosahexaenoic Acid Status and Learning in Young Rats Submitted to Dietary Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Deficiency and Supplementation Limited to Lactation Pediatric Research 57:719-723 (rat, Spain)
Trabace L et al. (2000) Biochemical and Neurobehavioral Profile of CHF2819, a Novel, Orally Active Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor for Alzheimer's Disease JPET 294 (1): 187-194 (rat, Italy)
Barrionuevo M et al. (2000) Serotoninergic deficits and impaired passive-avoidance learning in rats by MDEA: a comparison with MDMA. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 65(2): 233-240. (rat, Spain)
Artaiz I et al. (1995) The pharmacology of VA21B7: an atypical 5-HT3 receptor antagonist with anxiolytic-like properties in animal models. Psychopharmacol. 117(2): 137-148. (mouse, Spain)
Faiman CP et al. (1994) Differential effects of compounds that act at strychnine-insensitive glycine receptors in a punishment procedure. J. Pharmacol. Exp.Ther. 270(2): 528-533. (mouse, Spain)


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Specifications760159760199760200760201
Model NumberLE10026LE870LE872LE2708
Computer RequirementsWindows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XPWindows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XPWindows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XPWindows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XP
Related SoftwareShutAvoidShutAvoidShutAvoidShutAvoid
Catalog PagesG37G37G37G37
Material CompositionMethacrylate, aluminum, stainless steelMethacrylate, aluminum, stainless steelMethacrylate, aluminum, stainless steelMethacrylate, aluminum, stainless steel
Power Requirements110/220V, 50/60Hz8 stations connected to a PC - with ShutAvoid8 stations connected to a PC - with ShutAvoid110/220V, 50/60Hz
CertificationCE110/220V, 50/60Hz110/220V, 50/60HzCE
SeDaCom IncludedYesCECEYes
Connection of Several Units to PCNeither PC interface nor PC card required - One cable connects all units to the PCYesYesNeither PC interface nor PC card required - One cable connects all units to the PC
Maximum Number of Stations 310 mm250 mm 
Rat Box Width White Compartment  310 mm250 mm 
Rat Box Depth White Compartment  240 mm240 mm 
Rat Box Height White Compartment  195 mm195 mm 
Rat Box Width Black Compartment  108 mm108 mm 
Rat Box Depth Black Compartment  120 mm120 mm 
Rat Box Height Black Compartment  40 grams10 grams 
Minimum Weight Detected Neither PC interface nor PC card required - One cable connects all units to the PCNeither PC interface nor PC card required - One cable connects all units to the PC 
Mouse Box Width White Compartment     
Mouse Box Depth White Compartment     
Mouse Box Height White Compartment     
Mouse Box Width Black Compartment     
Mouse Box Depth Black Compartment     
Mouse Box Height Black Compartment     

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