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Animal models in light of evolution

Author: Niall Shanks; C Ray Greek
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : BrownWalker Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Shanks; C Ray Greek
ISBN: 9781599425023 1599425025 9781599425030 1599425033
OCLC Number: 427608858
Description: xiii, 443 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Matters of science --
A brief history of animals in early science --
Animals and the methods of 19th century physiology --
Introduction to models in science --
Animals as model systems --
Evolution and genetics --
Evolution and development --
Organisms and delegated complexity --
Evolution and the metabolism of xenobiotics --
Predictive models in toxicology and oncology --
Predictive models in teratology --
Evidence and opinion --
Improving prediction : genetically modified animals --
Improving prediction : primate studies.
Responsibility: Niall Shanks and C. Ray Greek.


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