Animal Models for the Study of Human DiseaseEdited by
- P. Michael Conn
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.
Biomedical and basic science researchers, graduate students and postdocs.
Hardbound, 1108 Pages
Published: July 2013
Imprint: Academic Press
Section A. ETHICS, RESOURCES AND APPROACHES
Section B. VISIONSection C. CARDIAC AND CARDIOVASCULAR
Section D. OBESITY, METABOLIC AND LIVERSection E. BONE AND SKIN
Section F. URINARY TRACT, KIDNEY AND BOWELSection G. THE BRAIN, STROKE, AND NEUROMUSCULAR
Section H. BEHAVIORSection I. GENETICS
Section J. EARLY LIFESection K. VIRAL DISEASE
Section L. CANCERSection M. SCLEROSIS