TITLE

Of creatures great and small: the advantages of farm animal models in immunology research

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Amanda J.; Coffey, Tracey J.; Werling, Dirk
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Frontiers in Immunology;May2013, Vol. 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on advantages of farm animal models in immunology research. The majority of models currently used for pharmaceutical research are murine. It is possible that potentially valuable therapeutics are discounted on the basis of lack of responses generated in this system, as shown very recently for sepsis.
ACCESSION #
88031967

 

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