model system

model system

An organism or other self-contained system used to evaluate a particular biologic activity or disease process.
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6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital announced today that it's Spinal Cord Injury Program has been selected as a Spinal Cord Injury Model System site by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
When testing the antioxidant activity of potential food antioxidants or bioactive compounds, the initial goal may be to develop a model system in which basic chemical principles can be deduced.
The team finds that at least as much energy drains off into the surroundings of their model system as goes into the fluid's viscous processes.
We have used this model system to screen new and existing drug candidates for their potential activity in breast cancer for over 15 years.
When testing antioxidant activity of potential food antioxidants or bioactive compounds, the initial goal may be to develop a model system in which basic chemical principles can be deduced.
MCV/VCU, a 700-bed urban university medical center located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, is a Level 1 trauma center and a federally designated regional model system of care for patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.
Under the terms of the grant, Progenics will expand its therapeutic discovery program by developing a new model system to study the entry into target cells of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS.
The Spinal Cord Injury Model System Database maintained at the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, contains information on more than 14,000 new cases of spinal cord injury.
This demonstration Model System was to provide a comprehensive service delivery system within a defined catchment area and was to include 5 components:
They demonstrated that muscle delivery of RNAi to silence the mutant SOD1 led to increased survival in the same mouse model system.
A model system of care is a coordinated and integrated multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation that provides innovative health care services to people with traumatic brain injury commencing from the time of injury and spanning the rest of their lives, as needed (Thomas, 1988; Ragnarsson, Thomas, & Zassler, 1993).
The zebra fish model system has become a benchmark for correlating gene function with expression and, thus, leading to new drug development targets.

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