Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Biology and Management

1st Edition - July 26, 1995

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  • Editors: Bruce Bennett, Christian Abee, Roy Henrickson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080537641

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Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Biology and Management represents the most comprehensive publication of its type on nonhuman primates. It also provides basic information on the biology and management of primates for anyone responsible for the care and use of these animals. A related book on primate diseases will be published in 1996.

Key Features

  • Stresses the following major topics:
    • Biology and medical management
    • Reproductive physiology and breeding
    • Nutrition
    • Biohazards


Veterinary scientists, pharmaceutical scientists, microbiologists, oncologists, cell biologists, pathologists, geneticists, biomedical researchers, medical college bookstores, and veterinary and medical school instructors and students.

Table of Contents

  • D.O. Johnsen, History.
    D.K. Johnson, M.L. Morin, K.A.L. Bayne, and T.L.Wolfle, Laws, Regulations, and Policies.
    R.A. Whitney, Taxonomy.
    J.E. Turnquist and N. Hong, Functional Morphology.
    L.E. Williams and I.S. Bernstein, Study of Primate Social Behavior.
    L.A. Rosenblum and M.W. Andrews, Environmental Enrichment and Psychological Well-Being of Nonhuman Primates.
    J.M. Erwin, B.D. Blood, C.H. Southwick, and T.L. Wolfle, Primate Conservation.
    J.L. VandeBerg, Genetics of Nonhuman Primates.
    A.G. Hendrickx and W.R. Dukelow, Reproductive Biology.
    S.T. Kelley and A.S. Hall, Housing.
    J.J. Knapke, D.E. Barnard, K.A.L. Bayne, S.M. Lewis, B.M. Marriot and O.T. Oftedal, Nutrition.
    B. Dyke, Animal Identification and Record Keeping: Current Practice and Use.
    T.M. Butler, B.G. Brown, R.C. Dysko, E.W. Ford, D.E. Hoskins, H.J. Klein, J.L. Levin, K.A. Murray, D. Rosenberg, J.L. Southers, and R.B. Swensen, Medical Management.
    J.L. Southers and E.W. Ford, Part A: Preventive Medicine.
    R.C. Dysko and D.E. Hoskins, Part B: Collection of Biological Samples and Therapy Administration.
    H.J. Klein and K.A. Murray, Part C: Restraint.
    B.G. Brown and R.B. Swenson, Part D: Surgical Management.
    J.L. Levin, Part E: Special Techniques.
    D. Rosenberg, Part F: Critical Care.
    A.G. Hendrickx and W.R. Dukelow, Breeding.
    S.R. Adams, E.E.S. Muchmore, and J.H. Richardson, Biosafety.
    Part A: General Biosafety Considerations.
    Part B: Zoonoses, Biohazards, and Other Health Risks.
    Part C: A Model Occupational Health Program for Persons Working with Nonhuman Primates.
    Chapter References.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
  • Published: July 26, 1995
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080537641

About the Series Editors

Bruce Bennett

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A.

Christian Abee

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative, Medicine and Research, Bastrop, Texas, U.S.A.

Roy Henrickson

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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