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Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Volume 1, Biology and Management

Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Series Volume: 1

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

Academic Press

Hardback | May 2012 | Edition: 2 | #196597 | ISBN-13: 9780123813657
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NHBS Price: £100.00 $126/€119 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 "Biology and Management" volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive management. Each chapter contains an extensive list of bibliograhic references, photographs, and graphic illustrations to provide the reader with a thorough review of the subject. There is also a new edition of its companion volume "Diseases"


Contents

- History
- Laws, Regulations and Policies
- Taxonomy of Nonhuman Primates Used in Biomedical Research in the U.S.
- Functional Morphology
- Study of Primate Social Behavior
- Behavioral Management, Enrichment and Psychological Well-being of Laboratory Nonhuman Primates
- Behavioral Disorders
- Reproduction and Breeding in Nonhuman Primates
- Laboratory Primate Housing
- Nutrition
- Animal Identification and Record Keeping: Current Practice and Use
- Preventative Medicine
- Clinical techniques
- Surgery
- Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
- Primates In Transplantation Biology and Xenotransplantation
- Anesthesia and Analgesia
- Biosafety
- Nonhuman Primates in Safety and Efficacy Evaluation

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