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February 8th, 2018

The Advantages Of Rat Models

advantages of rat models

By Kristen Coughlin The Rat as a Model System Rats were the first mammalian species specifically domesticated to be used in the laboratory. Two centuries ago, the brown rat Rattus norvegicus was used by scientists to understand human physiology and medicine, concentrating on the effects of food and oxygen deprivation. Rats have since been used […]

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