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Rare Disease Day: OTCD is a Rare Disease

Rare Disease Day: OTCD is a Rare Disease

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year since 2008. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness about rare diseases and the impact they have on lives.

Key statistics on rare diseases: [www.rarediseaseday.org]

•  Over 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease

•  There are over 6,000 identified rare diseases

•  72% of rare diseases are genetic

•  70% of genetic rare diseases start in childhood

PhoenixBio recently developed in vivo OTCD humanized liver mouse model and in vitro model of OTCD based on hepatocytes isolated from those mice. The OTCD humanized liver mice and their hepatocytes are available for custom production in our regular service and product lineups. More info: https://phoenixbio.co.jp/en/news/in-vivo-otcd-mouse-model.html