Table 523

Comparison of practical applications of BPH models

Model

Variability

Reproducibility

Availability

Costs

Similarity to human BPH

Applicability for research on Pathogenesis Therapy

Spontaneous

High

Poor

Fair

High

+++

++

+++

Induced

High

Moderate

Very good

Low

++

+

++

Xenografts

High

Poor

Poor

High

+

+

++

Transgenic

Low

Very good

Fair

High

+

+++

+

Cell culture

Low

Very good

Good

Low

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