What has the baboon to offer as a model of experimental ischemia?

European Heart Journal
L H OpieW F Lubbe

Abstract

The greatest advantage of the baboon model is the phylogenetic closeness of the animal to man which may be of considerable importance when dealing with receptor-related events and with drug-specific therapy. The major disadvantage is the difficulty of dealing with awake baboons and the absence of any adequate model for coronary artery spasm.

Citations

Jan 1, 1985·Molecular Aspects of Medicine·J H BottingM J Walker
Jan 11, 2001·Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods·A H SmithD R Knight

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