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Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research (2-Volume Set)

Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Series

Edited By: Christian R Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette D Tardif and Timothy Morris

Academic Press

Hardback | Jun 2012 | Edition: 2 | #196598 | ISBN-13: 9780124158337
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NHBS Price: £185.00 $235/€221 approx

About this book

The second edition of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research. The publication emphasizes the biology and management, diseases, and biomedical models for nonhuman primate species most commonly used in research. Each chapter contains an extensive list of bibliographic references, photographs, and graphic illustrations to provide the reader with a thorough review of the subject.

The "Biology and Management" volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive management. The "Diseases" volume provides thorough reviews of naturally occurring diseases of nonhuman primates, with a section on biomedical models reviewing contemporary nonhuman primate models of human diseases.


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