HET/CAM in-vitro occular irritation testing
HET-CAM has been shown to be a qualitative method of assessing the potential occular / eye irritancy of chemicals. The CAM is a complete tissue containing arteries, veins and capillaries, and is technically easy to study.
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An Animal-Free Alternative.
The HET-CAM is a practical and animal-free alternative to the “Draize Rabbit Eye Test” which mimics vascular changes in the chorioallantoic membrane, an analogue for ocular conjunctiva, which can be used to determine the potential irritancy of a test substance. The HET-CAM has been shown to be a qualitative method of assessing the potential irritancy of chemicals. The CAM is a complete tissue containing arteries, veins and capillaries, and is technically easy to study. It responds to injury with an inflammatory process similar to what one would observe in the conjunctival tissue of a rabbit’s eye. Its well-developed vascularization provides an ideal model for ocular irritation studies.Get Started
Frequently asked questions about HET/CAM in-vitro occular irritation testing
Typically, what service elements might this involve?
Services within this area include;
HET/CAM in-vitro Ocular Irritation Testing
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How long does it take?
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