Principles and Applications of Rabbit Models for Atherosclerosis Research

  title={Principles and Applications of Rabbit Models for Atherosclerosis Research},
  author={Jianglin Fan and Yajie Chen and Haizhao Yan and Manabu Niimi and Yanli Wang and Jingyan Liang},
  booktitle={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
Rabbits are one of the most used experimental animals for biomedical research, particularly as a bioreactor for the production of antibodies. However, many unique features of the rabbit have also made it as an excellent species for examining a number of aspects of human diseases such as atherosclerosis. Rabbits are phylogenetically closer to humans than rodents, in addition to their relatively proper size, tame disposition, and ease of use and maintenance in the laboratory facility. Due to… CONTINUE READING

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