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An Exploratory Study on the Development of an Animal Model of Acute Pancreatitis Following Nicotine Exposure

By P Chowdhury

Abstract

Cigarette smoking is known to be a major risk factor for pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis is believed to be a predisposed condition for pancreatic cancer. As of this date, there is no established experimental animal model to conduct detailed studies on these two deadly diseases. Our aim is to establish a rodent model by which we can systematically study the pathogenesis of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

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Publisher: BioMed Central
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