albino rats

al·bi·no rats

rats with white fur and pink eyes; used extensively in laboratory experiments.

al·bi·no rats

(al-bī'nō rats)
Rats with white fur and pink eyes; used extensively in laboratory experiments.
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The different doses of the rhizome of Costus spectabilis extract was applied to isolated lenses from adult Sprague-Dawley albino rats for 24 hours.
Mony et al documented the decline in glucose levels in obestatin treated healthy albino rats and attributed this to the anorexic property of the peptide14.
Evaluation of analgesic activity of Lagenaria siceraria in Albino rats. J Med Sci Clin Res 2017;5:30316-21.
Forty male albino rats, 12 weeks old were taken, and divided into three main groups; the first kept as a negative control group (Un-exposed), the second consisted of 15 rats subjected to benzene vapors for 8 hours daily for 3 months and the third contained also 15 rats exposed to benzene vapours for 8 hours daily for 6 months.
The evaluation of anti-diabetic potential of the most active chloroform fraction exhibiting in vitro [alpha]-amylase inhibition was carried out in Wistar albino rats.
This study aims to assess erythrocyte osmotic fragility and parameters (erythrocyte count, haemoglobin content, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, distribution frequency of erythrocytes) in wistar albino rats exposed to DMBA, different concentrations of fluoride and concomitant administration of these two chemicals.
Similar results were recently observed where high dosage of cocoa extract successfully reduced the TNF-[alpha] levels in buccal wounds of albino rats. 11 However the present study focuses on the inflammatory changes in buccal wound healing of Albino rats through different doses of cocoa powder extract.
Therefore, the present study was undertaken to find out whether CM has protective effects against HS-induced behavioral changes in albino rats or not.
Publishing such horrific experiments and those where laboratory bred albino rats are exposed to pathogens to test antibacterial, immunomodulatory and antioxidant properties of herbal Barleria lupulina leaf and stem extract, or mice having atopic dermatitis like inflammation induced to test the effects of high mineral spring water on the inflammation only gives such animal abuse credibility and ensures more such experiments are concocted.
Since the drug has to undergo experimental studies in animals before introduction to humans, the present study was undertaken in albino rats.
curcas seed meal (DJM) at the rate of 25, 50, 75 and 100% was offered to albino rats (n=36) of almost equal weights (45+-0.76gm).