By P. C. Doherty (auth.), Francis V. Chisari M.D., Michael B. A. Oldstone M.D. (eds.)
Most illnesses are multifactoral. Transgenic expertise allows gene(s) of curiosity to be expressed in a small manipulatable laboratory animal version. by means of this technique, murine types of human infections may be built and studied; results of cytokines in vivo, focally expressed in specific cells may be validated and manipulated, and numerous autoimmune issues, mimicking human sickness could be developed. during this quantity, those ways for examine of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis virus, viruses inflicting tumors and protracted degenerative issues are defined. additionally integrated are chapters of transgenic types of autoimmune problems like diabetes, systemic lupus and ankylosing spondylitis.
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