The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy
- B. Anne Croy, Dept. of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, School of Medicine, Queen's University, ON, Canada
- Aureo Yamada, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
- Francesco DeMayo, Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine,TX, U.S.A.
- S. Lee Adamson, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital,ON,Canada
Offering detailed and integrated information on how drugs, biologics, stress, and manipulations impact pregnancy in the mouse model, this reference highlights techniques used to analyze mouse pregnancy. Joining the ranks of much referenced mouse resources, The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy is the only manual providing needed content on pregnancy in animal models for translational medicine and research.
AudienceThis book is intended for basic scientists and clinical investigators researching reproduction, immunology, developmental biology, cardiology, gynecology, animal care, and veterinary medicine; graduate students; postdocs; veterinary technologists; and laboratory technologists.
- Published: January 2014
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-394445-0
"The editors must be congratulated with this book, which will be extremely useful to all investigators who are focussing on this most popular animal model."--
Table of Contents
Part I. Atlas of Figure Plates
Part II. Basic Biology
Part IIA. Estrus, Early Development, Implantation and Uterine Receptivity
Part IIB. The Maternal-Fetal Interface
Part IIC. Parturition, lactation, postnatal behaviors and outcomes
Part III. Protocols for Studies of the Placenta and Pregnancy in Mice
Appendix 1. Reproductive performance in common strains of mice