The Rabbit as a Model for Studying Lung Disease and Stem Cell Therapy

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Kamaruzaman, Nurfatin Asyikhin; Kardia, Egi; Kamaldin, Nurulain ‘Atikah; Latahir, Ahmad Zaeri; Yahaya, Badrul Hisham;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: BioMed Research International,volume 2,013 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3638694, doi: 10.1155/2013/691830
  • Subject: R | Review Article | Medicine | Article Subject

No single animal model can reproduce all of the human features of both acute and chronic lung diseases. However, the rabbit is a reliable model and clinically relevant facsimile of human disease. The similarities between rabbits and humans in terms of airway anatomy and... View more
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