Published in Vaccine Weekly, December 27th, 1999
A study published in the December 1999 issue of Nature Medicine by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and Avant described the creation of a transgenic rat model that carries the human gene for CETP in a rat strain that develops high blood pressure. As they aged, such rats developed severely high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, atherosclerotic lesions, myocardial infarctions (heart...
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