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To meet the needs of your specific gastrointestinal drug discovery project we also have the flexibility and expertise to develop custom in vivo models. Towards the detection and treatment of inflammatory diseases. In this manner, cutaneous inflammation can be assessed in tissue innervated by the lumbar dorsal root ganglion neurons footpad and by the trigeminal ganglion neurons vibrissal pad. This second edition acts as a complement to the first edition by describing and updating the standard models that are most utilized for specific disease areas.

In addition new models are

Due to possible differences between the dorsal root sensory system and the trigeminal sensory system Bereiter et al. The model not only can be used to examine drug efficacy but also provide insights of how the innate immune system plays its role in driving the autoimmune T cell cascade. The focus remains on those models that serve as pre-clinical correlates to human disease as well as those that represent components of the inflammatory response.

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In addition, new models are included exploring emerging areas of inflammation research. Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by erythema, scale and skin thickening. This includes current information regarding agents that demonstrate efficacy, those that do not and those that can be used as standard controls. In this respect, the model resembles spontaneous arthritic diseases in human and can be used to study basic mechanisms of how external triggering may lead to undesired self recognition.

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