The chick embryo: hatching a model for contemporary biomedical research

@article{Rashidi2009TheCE,
  title={The chick embryo: hatching a model for contemporary biomedical research},
  author={Hassan Rashidi and Virginie Sottile},
  journal={BioEssays},
  year={2009},
  volume={31}
}
Animal models play a crucial role in fundamental and medical research. Progress in the fields of drug discovery, regenerative medicine and cancer research among others are heavily dependent on in vivo models to validate in vitro observations, and develop new therapeutic approaches. However, conventional rodent and large animal experiments face ethical, practical and technical issues that limit their usage. The chick embryo represents an accessible and economical in vivo model, which has long… 
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