Elastase-Induced Lung Emphysema Models in Mice.

  title={Elastase-Induced Lung Emphysema Models in Mice.},
  author={B{\'e}la Suki and Erzs{\'e}bet Bartol{\'a}k-Suki and Patr{\'i}cia R. M. Rocco},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
Pulmonary emphysema is one of the distinct pathological forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that is accompanied by gradual elimination of alveolar tissue, causing reductions in lung recoil and leading to difficulty in breathing. As there is no cure for emphysema, animal models are often used to better understand the pathogenesis and… CONTINUE READING