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Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume 3: Animal Models

Provides a summary chapter on the humane use of animals in research
Reviews the use of laboratory animals for the study of diseases of the different organ systems, for infectious diseases, and for human behavior
Includes new chapters on the use of animal models for alcohol and drug abuse research and sleep disorders
Presents new chapters on cardiovascular disorders, digestive disorders, and regenerative medicine

Series: Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume: 3

By: Jann Hau (Editor), Steven J Schapiro (Editor)

344 pages, 8 colour & 23 b/w illustrations, 17 tables

CRC Press

Hardback | Jan 2014 | Edition: 3 | #207844 | ISBN-13: 9781466555129
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About this book

Building upon the success of the bestselling Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science and complementing Volumes I and II of the third edition, Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III will complete the task of providing a comprehensive overview of animal models in all biomedical disciplines.

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III covers most of the important lab animal science bases. As with Volume II, Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science focuses on the pertinent comparative aspects of the many different contexts in which animals are used as well as on the spontaneous genetic mutants and the genetically modified animal models available within different research areas.


Contents

- Animal Models of Spinal Cord Injury
- Animal Models for Tropical Parasitic Diseases
- Animal models of cardiovascular disease
- Animal Models of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
- More Animal Models of Developmental Processes and Developmental Disorders for Social Genomics and Beyond
- Animal models of metabolic and inflammatory diseases
- Animal Models for Eye Diseases
- Animal Models of Human Cancer
- Reduction and Refinement Applied to Animal Models


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