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Force Measurement During Contraction to Assess Muscle Function in Zebrafish Larvae

Force Measurement During Contraction to Assess Muscle Function in Zebrafish Larvae

By In JoVE Videos On June 25, 2015


Force measurements can be used to demonstrate changes in muscle function due to development, injury, disease, treatment or chemical toxicity. In this video, we demonstrate a method to measure force during a maximal contraction of zebrafish larval trunk muscle.

Date Published: 7/23/2013, Issue 77; doi: 10.3791/50539

Sloboda, D. D., Claflin, D. R., Dowling, J. J., Brooks, S. V. Force Measurement During Contraction to Assess Muscle Function in Zebrafish Larvae. J. Vis. Exp. (77), e50539, doi:10.3791/50539 (2013).

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