Animal Models to Study Mucormycosis
Research Group Microbial Immunology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Hans Knöll Institute), Beutenbergstrasse 11a, 07745 Jena, Germany
Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 07743 Jena, Germany
Received: 21 February 2019 / Revised: 22 March 2019 / Accepted: 26 March 2019 / Published: 27 March 2019
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Mucormycosis is a rare but often fatal or debilitating infection caused by a diverse group of fungi. Animal models have been crucial in advancing our knowledge of mechanisms influencing the pathogenesis of mucormycoses, and to evaluate therapeutic strategies. This review describes the animal models established for mucormycosis, summarizes how they have been applied to study mucormycoses, and discusses the advantages and limitations of the different model systems.
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Jacobsen, I.D. Animal Models to Study Mucormycosis. J. Fungi 2019, 5, 27.
Jacobsen ID. Animal Models to Study Mucormycosis. Journal of Fungi. 2019; 5(2):27.
Jacobsen, Ilse D. 2019. "Animal Models to Study Mucormycosis." J. Fungi 5, no. 2: 27.
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