Comparative Anatomy of the Mouse and the Rat: A Color Atlas and Text

Gheorghe M. Constantinescu

CRC Press
Published April 5, 2018
Reference - 262 Pages - 120 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138624030 - CAT# K390481


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  • Beautifully illustrated with detailed, full-colour images - very user-friendly for investigators, students, and technicians who work with animals
  • Provides essential information for research and clinical purposes, describing some structures not usually shown in any other anatomy atlas
  • In each set of illustrations, the same view is depicted in the mouse and the rat for easy comparison
  • Text draws attention to the anatomical features which are important for supporting the care and use of these animals in research
  • Endorsed by the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)
  • Summary

    Comparative Anatomy of the Mouse and Rat: a Color Atlas and Text provides detailed comparative anatomical information for those who work with mice and rats in animal research. Information is provided about  the anatomical features and landmarks for conducting a physical examination, collecting biological samples, making injections of therapeutic and experimental materials, using imaging modalities, and performing surgeries.