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The conservative nature of animal evolution makes animal models the ideal tool for learning about human biology. The Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Second Edition: Animal Models, Volume II addresses the development and application of models in different areas of biomedical research and details the criteria used to choose animal species and strains. This book is not restricted to laboratory animal models for the study of human diseases. Building on the foundation of the best-selling first edition, the second edition includes many new topics such as animal models in skeletal disease, xenotransplantation, and dental disorders.
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...well written, user friendly...it fills a current void by collecting together current practices in the scientific use of animals. Each chapter is well referenced and the book would be a valuable addition to the reference collections of animal facilities and research establishments.
- in Animal Welfare
Hau and Van Hoosier have drawn together information of the highest quality. . . both volumes of this book will be valuable additions to the shelves of any veterinary surgeon involved in the field, either as a named vet or as a member of the multidisciplinary scientific team required in modern biomedical research.
- in The Veterinary Record
The vast scope of information that this handbook contains is diverse, informative, and quite useful. The strength of these volumes is in their ability to cover a broad range of topics yet in such detail. This set would be an asset to the graduate student and researcher needing an excellent reference manual.
- in Animal Lab News
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Book Description CRC Press, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0849310849
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