Rotarod Performance Test

Figure 1: Rotarod Kaplan-Meier Survival proportions for BL10 (n=12) versus MDX (n=12) male mice at 7 weeks.

The rotarod test is used to assess motor coordination in rodents. The appraisal of the mouse’s motor coordination is determined by the amount of time the mouse stays on a rotating horizontal bar before falling from the apparatus onto sensor plates.