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The laboratory rat

The laboratory rat

Author: Mark A Suckow; Steven H Weisbroth; Craig L Franklin
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2006.
Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
This second edition features updated information on a variety of topics including: rat genetics and genomics, both spontaneous and induced disease; state-of-the-art technology for housing and husbandry; occupational health, and experimental models. A premier source of information on the laboratory rat that will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Laboratory rat.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2006
(DLC) 2005015741
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Suckow; Steven H Weisbroth; Craig L Franklin
ISBN: 9780120749034 0120749033 0080454321 9780080454320
OCLC Number: 162569241
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 912 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Historical foundations / J. Russell Lindsey and Henry J. Baker --
Ethical and legal perspectives / Beverly J. Gnadt --
Taxonomy and stocks and strains / Hans J. Hedrich --
Morphophysiology / John Hofstetter, Mark A. Suckow, and Debra L. Hickman --
Clinical pathology of the rat / Bruce D. Car [and others] --
Reproduction and breeding / Jeffrey J. Lohmiller and Sonya P. Swing --
Assisted reproductive technologies and genetic modifications in rats / Yuksel Agca and John K. Critser --
Analysis of behavior in laboratory rats / Ian Q. Whishaw [and others] --
Nutrition / Sherry M. Lewis [and others] --
Housing and environment / Robert E. Faith and Jack R. Hessler --
Bacterial, mycoplasmal and mycotic infections / Steven H. Weisbroth, Dannis F. Kohn, and Ron Boot --
Viral disease / Robert O. Jacoby and Diane J. Gaertner --
Parasitic diseases / David G. Baker --
Neoplastic disease / Gary A. Boorman and Jeffrey I. Everitt --
Metabolic, traumatic, and miscellaneous diseases / William W. King and Steven P. Russell. Anesthesia and Surgery --
Assisted Reproduction --
Bacterial and Mycotic Disease --
Behavior and Behavioral Analysis --
Cardiovascular Research --
Embryology and Teratology --
Euthanasia and Necropsy --
Experimental Modeling and Research Methodology --
Gerontology and Age-Associated Lesions --
Gnotobiology --
Health Surveillance --
Hematology and Clinical Biochemistry --
Historical Foundations --
Housing and Environment --
Immunology --
Legal and Ethical Perspectives --
Medical Management and Diagnostic approaches --
Metabolic, Traumatic and Miscellaneous Disease --
Morphophysiology --
Neoplastic Disease --
Nutrition --
Occupational Health --
Parasitic Disease --
Reproduction and Breeding --
Spontaneous and Induced Mutants --
Taxonomy --
Toxicology --
Transgenics, Phenotyping and the Rat Genome --
Viral Disease --
Wild and Black Rats --
Wild and Miscellaneous "Rats."
Series Title: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series.
Responsibility: edited by Mark A. Suckow, Steven H. Weisbroth, Craig L. Franklin.
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