Tail Flick

  • Presentation

    The tail flick test is a thermal hyperalgesia test in which the tail of the animal is subjected to a heat source. Once the animal feels uncomfortable, he removes spontaneously the tail (“tail flick”). Neurofit implements this test to evaluate the analgesic effect of your compounds.

  • Compound testing

    Pain killers are usually tested in this model but other treatments could also be considered. Please feel free to contact us to discuss the feasibility of your study.
  • Endpoints

    Latency (s) in the tail flick test
  • Validation data

  • Morphine

  • Acute pain :
    Morphine dose response in Mice and Rats

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