Animal Study Types

Select one or more options from this list to limit your search to records on various animal study types.

Note: these limits are in general available only for Embase records. Records unique to Medline are not in general retrieved by these limits, unless otherwise stated.


Animal Cell
Indicates an original study on normal or diseased animal cells.

Embase: introduced in 1978
Medline: not available


Animal Experiment
Indicates an original study using whole animals.

Embase: introduced in 1978; before 1983, also used for experiments on other nonhuman organisms including plants.
Medline: not available


Animal Model
Indicates an animal model of disease.

Embase: introduced in 1983
Medline: introduced in 2001


Animal Tissue
Indicates an original study on normal or diseased animal tissue.

Embase: introduced in 1978
Medline: not available