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Inbred Mice and their Hybrids as an Animal Model for Atherosclerosis Research

  • A. Roberts
  • J. S. Thompson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 67)

Abstract

This study was undertaken to determine if there are genetic factors in mice that influence the development of fatty deposits in the wall of the aortic sinus and the control of serum total cholesterol levels. The relationship of these two phenomena to each other was also studied.

Keywords

Parent Strain Foam Cell Cocoa Butter Large Lesion Inbred Mouse 
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References

  1. 1.
    Thompson, J.S. 1969. Atheromata in an inbred strain of mice. J. Atheroscler. Res. 10:113–122.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Roberts
    • 1
  • J. S. Thompson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of TorontoCanada

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