Spontaneous Animal Models of Human Disease

Spontaneous Animal Models of Human Disease

1st Edition - January 28, 1980

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  • Editors: Edwin Andrews, Billy Ward, Norman Altman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138284

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This two-volume work gathers together the diverse information presently available on spontaneous animal models of human disease. In addition to providing a comprehensive review of existing models, the book presents many previous unpublished new models.The scope of this work is limited to spontaneous models. Neoplasia, infectious diseases including parasitism, and nutritionally induced or other types of experimental models have not been included. The sixteen parts of the book are alphabetically arranged according to organ system with over 230 authors contributing to the overall effort. In addition to many illustrations, the book features an extensive bibliography.

Table of Contents

  • Integument.
    Liver and Gallbladder.
    Metabolic Disorders.
    Muscular System.
    Nervous System.
    Repiratory System.
    Skeletal System.
    Urinary System.
    Index to Volume I.
    Index to Volume II.
    Each chapter contains a selected bibliography.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 324
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1980
  • Published: January 28, 1980
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138284

About the Editors

Edwin Andrews

Affiliations and Expertise

ETHICON Inc., Somerville, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Billy Ward

Affiliations and Expertise

Mississippi State University, U.S.A.

Norman Altman

Affiliations and Expertise

Papanicolaou Cancer Research Institute, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

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