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Autoimmune diseases

In this study a total of 183 advanced non-animal models in the field of autoimmune disease were identified and then described.

The study

We systematically reviewed non-animal models employed in the field of autoimmune disease research, and published in peer-reviewed journals between January 2014 and March 2019. A total of 183 publications were identified and described.

The outcome of the study comprises:

  • Knowledge base

It contains detailed descriptions of 183 non-animal models being used in autoimmune diseases research. It is easily downloadable as a spreadsheet file from the EURL ECVAM collection in the JRC Data Catalogue.

  • Technical report

A technical report that provides an in-depth analysis of the models identified and of the review methodology used.

  • Executive summary

We also provided an executive summary to give an overview of the study and the main results.