Rapid proliferation of prostatic epithelial cells in spontaneously hypertensive rats: a model of spontaneous hypertension and prostate hyperplasia.

@article{Matityahou2003RapidPO,
  title={Rapid proliferation of prostatic epithelial cells in spontaneously hypertensive rats: a model of spontaneous hypertension and prostate hyperplasia.},
  author={Ariella Matityahou and Nurit Rosenzweig and Eliahu Golomb},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={263-9}
}
Spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs), a commonly used model of genetic hypertension, exhibit features of glandular hyperplasia of the ventral prostate, including the narrowing of acini with epithelial protrusions into the lumen and the piling up of epithelial cells. These rats also have frequent urinary voiding. In order to define the fundamental… CONTINUE READING