Porcine endogenous retroviruses in xenotransplantation

Linda Scobie, Olga Garkavenko

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Book abstract: The first comprehensive single-source reference on the minipig, this accessible manual provides a resource for research scientists on the potential and use of the minipig as a model. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, and drawing on the authors’ global contacts and experience with regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry, this book exposes new information to the public domain such as novel procedures and regulatory aspects. It includes basic information, experimental techniques, animal welfare issues, pharmacology, toxicology, immunology, disease models, and new horizons and perspectives.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Minipig in Biomedical Research
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Print)9781439811184
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011


  • xenotransplantation
  • porcine retroviruses


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