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Acupuncture in a Rat Model of Asthma

DOI :

10.3791/61762-v

August 25th, 2020

August 25th, 2020

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1Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2Shanghai Innovation Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine Health Service

A high platform can fix rats without restriction and completely expose the acupoints on the back during acupuncture manipulation. This article describes methods for the fabrication of the high platform, establishes a rat model of asthma and measures changes in respiratory function using a noninvasive and real-time whole-body plethysmography (WBP) system.

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