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Volume . The Laboratory Primate

Published: 19th September 2005 Series Volume Editor: Sonia Wolfe-Coote
A volume in the Handbook of Experimental Animals series, The Laboratory Primate details the past and present use of primates in biomedical research, and the husbandry, nutritional requirements, behaviour, and breeding of each of the commonly used species. Practical information on regulatory requirements, not available in other texts, is covered. Sections on experimental models cover the major areas of biomedical research, including AIDS, cancer, neurobiology and gene therapy. Assisted reproductive technology, tissue typing, and minimum group sizes for infectious disease/vaccine studies are also included.

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The Laboratory Rat

Published: 20th June 2000 Series Editors: Gillian Bullock Tracie Bunton Author: George Krinke