Criteria for Aging/Atherogenesis Animal Model

  • Edward J. Masoro


The question of possible causative interaction between aging and atherogenesis is difficult to address experimentally. However, before considering aging/atherogenesis in animal models, the ideal criteria for animal models for aging research, in general, should be discussed. These criteria are listed in Table 12-1. They should be taken into account before initiating research on aging in which an animal model is to be used.


Aging Study Short Life Span Ideal Criterion Maximum Life Span Chronic Nephropathy 
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