preclinical study

preclinical study

Any of the animal studies that provide the science behind human Phase-1 safety and tolerance studies, which must comply with good laboratory practice (GLP).

Data about a drug's activities and effects in animals informs boundaries for safe use of the drug in subsequent human testing (clinical studies or trials).
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M2 EQUITYBITES-September 8, 2016-Healthcare IT Firm Instem Acquires French Preclinical Study Software Specialist Notocord