Animal models are non-human species used in biomedical research for the investigation of human development and disease.
Animal models include rodents, fish, amphibians, non-human primates, canines, felines, large mammals, insects, birds, and many other animals.
Animal models are considered translational because many DNA sequences are shared between different animals and humans. For example, mice and humans share 90% DNA sequence homology while non-human primates share 98% of their DNA sequences with humans.
At AniLocus, the most common animal models are rodents while other species can be used for preclinical in vivo research of multiple therapeutics. Contact us to determine which model is applicable to your in vivo studies.
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