Open Field

Reference: BIO-OF-CAGE

Open-field test - ARENA ONLY - used to evaluate of animal's basal activity and its evolution for rodents (rats and mice) in response to novelty or anxiogenic environment, pharmacological treatment, lesion or genetic modification.

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Open-field experiments allow the evaluation of animal’s basal activity and its evolution, in response to novelty or anxiogenic environment, and in response to pharmacological treatment, lesion or genetic modification.


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BIOSEB proposes square open-fields available for rats and mice.




Open field cages for mice and rats


The arena is made of durable material which has the advantage to be non-absorbent to the odours and easy to clean. The arena is surrounded by high walls and is available in different non reflective colours for video-tracking purposes. The system is entirely demountable for enabling storage in the minimum space.

The BIOSEB open-field can be combined with the SMART video-tracking system for the automated evaluation of a wide variety of behaviors (activity, exploration, anxiety, etc...)


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• Locomotor activity (SMART)
• Rearing (SMART)
• Permanence time and entries into the center (SMART)
• Permanence time and entries close to the walls (SMART)
• And many other parameters given by the video-tracking systems...


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• Optimised design for video-tracking purpose
• Material non-absorbent to the odours
• Easy to clean

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BIO-OF-CAGE