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Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing

2nd Edition

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Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

Key features - Offers a revised, updated, and comprehensive first-line management book for those working in animal care and use programs who have the responsibility to ensure the welfare of the animals in the highest quality research environment - Serves as an indispensable resource text for certifi...

Revival: CRC Handbook of Laboratory Model Systems for Microbial Ecosystems, Volume I (1988)

1st Edition

Julian W.T. Wimpenny
December 31, 2018

These volumes present the main classes of useful laboratory model systems used to study microbial ecosystems, with emphasis on the practical details for the use of each model. The most commonly used model, the homogeneous fermenter, is featured along with linked homogeneous culture systems, film...

Revival: Principles of Animal Extrapolation (1991)

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
December 31, 2018

Principles of Animal Extrapolation addresses the conceptual basis for animal extrapolation and provides an abundance of documentation that illustrates how these principles may be applied in the selection of the more appropriate models and in the interpretation of toxicological studies. The book...

Revival: Rat Hybridomas and Rat Monoclonal Antibodies (1990)

1st Edition

Herve Bazin
December 31, 2018

The purpose of this book is to provide information which supports the fact that rat hybridomas are no more difficult to develop than mouse hybridomas. This is the first book devoted to the development of rat hybridomas. It includes theories, step-by-step techniques, ingredients and apparatus. The...

Nonhuman Primate Models For Human Diseases

1st Edition

W. Richard Dukelow
April 16, 2018

While research has enabled us to better understand the nonhuman primates, they have repaid that by repaid that by providing medical scientists with important tools for the study of human biomedical problems. This book is about those research tools. The book was designed by identifying areas of...

An Atlas for Staging Mammalian and Chick Embryos

1st Edition

H. Butler
April 16, 2018

For the convenience of research workers, particularly those with limited knowledge of embryology, we have put together a series of tables to enable rapid identification of specific stages of embryonic development in the more commonly used mammals. Because if its frequent usage the chick embryo is...

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

1st Edition

Gheorghe M. Constantinescu
April 05, 2018

Key features: 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...

The Lesser Bushbaby (Galago) as an Animal Model: Selected Topics

1st Edition

Duane E. Haines
December 12, 2017

It is not the goal of the present volume to promote Galago as an animal model, but to alert investigators to the potential thereof. In this respect, this collection of papers serves as a general introduction. The subjects covered are purposefully broad so as to illustrate that Galago not only has...

Pathology Of Aging Rats

1st Edition

Burek
December 08, 2017

This study presents age-associated pathologic findings in aging rats that had been maintained under similar well-controlled laboratory conditions. The aim of the study was to evaluate two rat strains and their F1, hybrid....

CRC Handbook of Animal Models of Pulmonary Disease: Volume I

1st Edition

Jerome Owen Cantor
December 08, 2017

This two-volume handbook provides important information concerning the development, implementation, evaluation, uses, advantages, and limitations of a wide variety of animal model of pulmonary disease. While the work focuses on stepwise procedures for inducing and quantifying disease, additional...

Handbook of Animal Models of Renal Failure

1st Edition

Stephen R. Ash
November 29, 2017

This text presents a variety of methods of creation of renal failure, by the author�s experience in the study and support of laboratory animal models of renal failure. This text also discusses three studies on the mechanisms of renal damage and renal failure in animal models....

CRC Handbook of Animal Models of Pulmonary Disease: Volume II

1st Edition

Jerome Owen Cantor
November 29, 2017

This two-volume handbook provides important information concerning the development, implementation, evaluation, uses, advantages, and limitations of a wide variety of animal model of pulmonary disease. While the work focuses on stepwise procedures for inducing and quantifying disease, additional...

A Primate Model for the Study of Colitis and Colonic Carcinoma The Cotton-Top Tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)

1st Edition

Neal K. Clapp
November 29, 2017

A Primate Model for the Study of Colitis and Colonic Carcinoma describes recent observations of the prevalence, pathogenesis, natural history, and time-course of idiopathic colitis and colonic carcinoma in the Cotton-Top Tamarin (CTT) model. Results of colonoscopy and mucosal biopsy are shown to...

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