Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease book cover

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders, cancer, hypertension, genetic diseases, and diseases of abuse.

Audience
Biomedical and basic science researchers, graduate students and postdocs.

Hardbound, 1108 Pages

Published: July 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-415894-8

Contents

  • Preface

    Section A. ETHICS, RESOURCES AND APPROACHES

    Section B. VISION

    Section C. CARDIAC AND CARDIOVASCULAR

    Section D. OBESITY, METABOLIC AND LIVER

    Section E. BONE AND SKIN

    Section F. URINARY TRACT, KIDNEY AND BOWEL

    Section G. THE BRAIN, STROKE, AND NEUROMUSCULAR

    Section H. BEHAVIOR

    Section I. GENETICS

    Section J. EARLY LIFE

    Section K. VIRAL DISEASE

    Section L. CANCER

    Section M. SCLEROSIS

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