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Animal Models in Medicine and Biology

Edited by

Eva Tvrdá

Slovak University of Agriculture

Sarat Chandra Yenisetti

Nagaland University

Thanks to animal models, our knowledge of biology and medicine has increased enormously over the past decades, leading to significant breakthroughs that have had a direct impact on the prevention, management and treatment of a wide array of diseases.This book presents a comprehensive reference that reflects the latest scientific research being done in a variety of medical and biological fields utilizing animal models. Chapters on Drosophila, rat, pig, rabbit, and other animal models reflect frontier research in neurology, psychiatry, cardiology, musculoskeletal disorders, reproduction, chronic diseases, epidemiology, and pain and inflammation management. Animal Models in Medicine and Biology offers scientists, clinicians, researchers and students invaluable insights into a wide range of issues at the forefront of medical and biological progress.

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Animal Models in Medicine and BiologyEdited by Eva Tvrdá and Sarat Chandra Yenisetti

Published: April 8th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80116

ISBN: 978-1-83880-012-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-011-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-984-3

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

6371 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Animal Models of Cardiomyopathies

By Enkhsaikhan Purevjav


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2. Animal Models in Orthopedic Research: The Proper Animal Model to Answer Fundamental Questions on Bone Healing Depending on Pathology and Implant Material

By Nicole Gabriele Sommer, David Hahn, Begüm Okutan, Romy Marek and Annelie-Martina Weinberg


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3. Animal Models of Burn Wound Management

By Shu-Jen Chang, Dewi Sartika, Gang-Yi Fan, Juin-Hong Cherng and Yi-Wen Wang


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4. Animal Models in Psychiatric Disorder Studies

By João Victor Nani, Benjamín Rodríguez, Fabio Cardoso Cruz and Mirian Akemi Furuie Hayashi


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5. Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats for Research in Diabetes

By Marcela Capcarova and Anna Kalafova


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6. ZDF Rats: A Suitable Model to Study Male Reproductive Dysfunction in Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Patients

By Filip Benko, Mária Chomová, Oľga Uličná and Eva Tvrdá


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7. Drosophila melanogaster: A Robust Tool to Study Candidate Drug against Epidemic and Pandemic Diseases

By Saikat Samadder


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8. Understanding Taste Using Drosophila melanogaster

By Shivam Kaushik and Pinky Kain


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9. Spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster: Key Features and the Role of the NXF1 (Nuclear Export Factor) Protein

By Elena Golubkova, Anna Atsapkina, Anna K’ergaard and Ludmila Mamon


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10. A Porcine Model of Neonatal Hypoxia-Asphyxia to Study Resuscitation Techniques in Newborn Infants

By Megan O’Reilly, Po-Yin Cheung, Tze-Fun Lee and Georg M. Schmölzer


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11. High-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging System for the Evaluation of the Vascular Response to Stent or Balloon Injuries in the Rabbit Iliac Arteries

By Aurélien Frobert, Guillaume Ajalbert, Jérémy Valentin, Stéphane Cook and Marie-Noëlle Giraud


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12. Impact of Oxidative Stress on Inflammation in Rheumatoid and Adjuvant Arthritis: Damage to Lipids, Proteins, and Enzymatic Antioxidant Defense in Plasma and Different Tissues

By Silvester Ponist, Miloslav Zloh and Katarina Bauerova


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13. Effects of Morphometric Indicators on Incubation Values of Eggs and Sex of the Chicks of the Light Hen Hybrids

By Milena Milojević, Živan Jokić and Sreten Mitrović


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