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Diagnostic Tools, Skin Models

  • P. Stoppie
  • J. Van Wauwe
  • J. Goossens
  • J. van Cutsem
  • M. Borgers
Conference paper

Abstract

The oestrogen stimulated rat vaginal mucosa displays a stratified squamous epithelium with hyperproliferative and hyperkeratinizing features. A rat vaginal mucosa assay has been developed and evaluated as an animal assay for screening potentially useful epithelium affecting drugs.

Keywords

Skin Model Stratify Squamous Epithelium Vaginal Mucosa Single Subcutaneous Injection Animal Housing Facility 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Stoppie
    • 1
  • J. Van Wauwe
    • 1
  • J. Goossens
    • 1
  • J. van Cutsem
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Borgers
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Life SciencesJanssen Research FoundationBeerseBelgium
  2. 2.Dept. of Bacteriology and MycologyJanssen Research FoundationBeerseBelgium

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