The Harvard Kymograph

Overview

The Harvard Kymograph with stimulator will be the focus of this resource.  Setting up this equipment in the appropriate manner is important in order to obtain the best results in an experiment. The video lesson will demonstrate the setting up of the Harvard Kymograph with all possible adjustments that can be made for the best results.

 

This equipment enables the recording of recording of contractions of muscles from isolated issue preparations.

Author(s): George KoffuorView Details of Author
Year: 2010
Keywords: harvard kymograph, stimulator, isolated tissue
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Introduction

 

The Harvard Kymograph with stimulator is an equipment that enables the recording of contractions of muscles from isolated issue preparations. In order to obtain the best results, suitable adjustment for the preparations should be made. This video demonstrates all possible adjustments that can be made for the best results. The apparatus also enables the worker to treat an isolated tissue preparation with drugs and to record some form of biological activity.

 

Objectives

 

Student should be to able to set up the equipment and make adjustments suitable for isolated tissue preparations.

 

Lesson Content

 

Watch the video. Setting Up The Harvard Kymograph with Stimulator
Setting Up The Harvard Kymograph with Stimulator

 

 

Credits

 

Author
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George Koffuor
Department of Pharmacology
College of Health Sciences, KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

 
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Acknowledgment

 

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