Faculty Research 1990 - 1999

Title

A miracle enough: the power of mice.

Authors

K PaigenFollow

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1995

Keywords

Disease-Models-Animal, Genes, Human, Mice: ph, Mice-Mutant-Strains, Mice-Transgenic, Tissue-Culture

JAX Source

Nat Med 1995 Mar;1(3):215-20

Abstract

A mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman The mouse has become our experimental surrogate. It is the creature we turn to to do the experiments, so important in reaching an understanding of ourselves, that are either technically impossible or morally inconceivable in human subjects.

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