Using of Rat Model Over Other Species: A Review

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Year : 2022 | Volume : 08 | Issue : 01 | Page : 17-20

    Nidhi Aggarwal

  1. Student, Department of Biology, College of Biology, UP Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan (DUVASU), Uttar Pradesh, India


The first domesticated morphological features to be used in studies were rats. Scientists employed the brown rat Rattus norvegicus to study human biology and therapeutics two decades ago, focusing on the consequences of hunger and oxygen deprivation. Rats have been used to answer a wide range of basic science problems relevant to common human ailments in the fields of pharmacology, immunology, physiology, nutrition, behaviour, learning, and toxicity. The article gives an overview just on investigation and addresses the advantages and disadvantages of using rat studies.

Keywords: Models, rats, research, scientists, disease, human

[This article belongs to International Journal of Animal Biotechnology and Applications(ijaba)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 08
Issue 01
Received May 7, 2022
Accepted May 27, 2022
Published June 10, 2022