Studies in Animal Models of Atherosclerosis

Dowell, Fiona J (1993) Studies in Animal Models of Atherosclerosis. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

1. Alterations in vascular function have been investigated in two clinically relevant situations - atherosclerosis and exposure to free radicals / reactive oxygen species. Two animal models of atherosclerosis were studied - the cholesterol fed New Zealand White rabbit and the genetically hyperlipidaemic WHHL rabbit. The in vitro model for free radical / reactive oxygen species exposure was investigated in aortic tissue from New Zealand White rabbits. Contractile and relaxant properties of the vasculature were examined in these models.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Hamilton Carlene
Keywords: Medicine
Date of Award: 1993
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1993-74599
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:37
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:37
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74599

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