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Mouse Model for Pregnancy Problem?

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Science  08 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5289, pp. 922
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5289.922


By mating two genetically engineered strains of mice, a Japanese research team reports in this issue ((p.995) that it may have produced a mouse model for pregnancy-induced hypertension, a serious condition that develops late in pregnancy and threatens the life of both the mother and the child she is carrying.