On the Selection of Animal Species as Models for Atherosclerosis Research, with Particular Reference to the Common Marmoset (Callithrix Jacchus)

  • M. John Chapman
  • Patricia Forgez
  • Sonia Goldstein
  • Fergus McTaggart
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 51)


Much has been written in recent years of the complex and multiple processes implicated in the development of atherosclerosis. Despite such intense activity in this field however, it is evident from the present Conference that controversy still sorrounds many aspects of this insidious disease. One may especially cite questions sorrounding the nature and relative importance of the various factors which may contribute to the initiation of the atherogenic process itself, as well as those relevant to its regression.


Squirrel Monkey Familial Hypercholesterolemia Common Marmoset Experimental Atherosclerosis Patas Monkey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. John Chapman
    • 1
  • Patricia Forgez
    • 1
  • Sonia Goldstein
    • 1
  • Fergus McTaggart
    • 2
  1. 1.Unit 35,Groupe de Recherches sur le Métabolisme des LipidesInstitut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Hôpital Henri MondorCreteilFrance
  2. 2.Pharmaceutical DivisionImperial Chemical Industries Ltd.Macclesfield, CheshireUK

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