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Hot Plate Analgesia Meter

Hot Plate Analgesia Meter

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Hot Plate Analgesia Meter

The Hot-Plate performs rapid and precise screening of analgesic drug properties on small-laboratory animals according to the ‘hot-plate test’. The animal's pain sensitivity alterations induced by a specific experimental context change and/or genetic manipulations can also be evaluated through this method. The hot-plate test, evaluates thermal pain reflexes due to footpad contact with a heated surface. During the experiments, the animal is confined in a removable clear acrylic cylinder where the latency time to the first hind paw or/and jumping responses are measured.

Features of Hot Plate Analgesia Meters

  1. Digital set point
  2. Built-in electronic timer
  3. Foot switch timing operation
  4. Computer interface