Use of animal models and techniques in glaucoma research: Introduction

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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview over the use of animal models in glaucoma research from a historical perspective. Strengths and limitations of various models are considered, and the challenges of translating results in animal experiments to successful clinical trials in humans are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
Volume1695
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume1695
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

Keywords

  • Animal models
  • Axons
  • Glaucoma
  • Inflammation
  • Intraocular pressure
  • Lamina cribrosa
  • Neuroprotection
  • Retinal ganglion cells
  • Tonometry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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    Quigley, H. A. (2018). Use of animal models and techniques in glaucoma research: Introduction. In Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 1695, pp. 1-10). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1695). Humana Press Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7407-8_1