The reporting of animal welfare details in liver research: a review of studies describing bile duct ligation in mice (2011-2013).


To the Editor: Studies involving animals play a key role in basic liver research and are most commonly carried out in laboratory mice. For example, bile duct ligation (BDL) is frequently carried out to model a range of hepatic pathologies including fibrosis and cholestasis [1]. When animals are used experimentally it is widely accepted that procedures… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2014.09.029

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