Panlab circular pool provides the ideal environment to carry out the Morris water maze test (MWM test) and aquatic radial maze tests for the study of memory in rodents.
The water maze tank is manufactured in polypropylene and stands on a support with 4 wheels for easier displacement. Panlab proposes a complete solution for water maze settings since the heater, the water circulation pump, the level controller and the electro valve for pool filling are containing in a unique control box. The level controller acts directly on the Electro Valve, turning it off when the liquid arrives to the corresponding height. The water temperature is thermostated between 22 and 32 degrees depending on the environmental room temperature.
For Morris water maze (MWM) Test, a platform support is provided with two easily interchangeable platforms (80 and 110 mm) that can be located anywhere in the water maze.
For aquatic radial maze, a removable-floating eight radial-arm maze structure and associated platform can be provided upon request.
Both Morris water maze and aquatic radial mazes can be associated with the SMART Video-Tracking software for detection and analysis of animal displacements and behavior throughout the test.