Morphologic Observations on Experimental Atherosclerosis in SEA Japanese Quail
The Japanese quail has been considered useful for the study of experimental atherosclerosis since the original reports of Ojerio et al. (1) and of Smith and Hilker (2). However, in the use of these not selectively bred animals the appearance of gross lesions was not uniform or took up to 28 months for their production. Furthermore, microscopic examination of the lesions was totally or practically neglected.
KeywordsSmooth Muscle Cell Foam Cell Japanese Quail Ground Substance Fatty Streak
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