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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Taconic's mission is to provide researchers with the best animal model solutions to accelerate advancements in human health.
This is expected to be a key growth influencer of the animal model market .
You will: gain an understanding of what animal models can and cannot provide; learn how animal model endpoints relate to clinical endpoints; access in depth discussion of how models are performed; get insights on regulations and constraints in the performance of these models.
Such resemblance is evident in reverse where the animal model responds to human-centered techniques.
The survey instrument was designed to assess the participant's perceptions about the improvement in their knowledge, skills, confidence and applicability through the use of simulation training using cadaver animal model in fundamental teaching of pleuroscopy.
In animal models, the team found that lung tissues exposed to cigarette smoke and viral infection were less responsive to the drug than tissues those were not.
Brain and behavioral pathology in an animal model of Wernicke's encephalopathy and Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome.
Animal models have contributed to the generation of new knowledge in biological sciences, including Periodontology.
The new animal model will change the course of AIDS research.
Recommendation: Procurement of animal models must move from transactional to strategic engagements, as it brings in cost savings with assured supply of animal models.
In a controlled lab setting, Ray found that bitter melon extract regulated several pathways that helped reduce the head and neck cancer cell growth in the animal model. After a period of four weeks, Ray found that the growth and volume of the tumor had reduced.
The studies characterize effects of the drug in an animal model that responds to the test article and if desired, permits engraftment of the cell product.