A new mouse model to explore therapies for preeclampsia

Abdulwahab Ahmed, Jameel Singh, Ysodra Khan, Surya V Seshan, Guillermina Girardi

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Pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy-specific multisystemic disorder is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. This syndrome has been known to medical science since ancient times. However, despite considerable research, the cause/s of preeclampsia remain unclear, and there is no effective treatment. Development of an animal model that recapitulates this complex pregnancy-related disorder may help to expand our understanding and may hold great potential for the design and implementation of effective treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere13663
Pages (from-to)-
Number of pages9
JournalPLoS ONE
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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