Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

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Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders, cancer, hypertension, genetic diseases, and diseases of abuse. Organized by disease orientation for ease of searchability Provides information on locating resources, animal alternatives and animal ethics Covers a broad range of animal models used in research for human diseaseFIGURE 20.1 The structure of the lower urinary tract: the bladder and outflow tract . (A) Hematoxylin- and eosin-labeled section of the bladder wall from a sheep. The mucosa consists of the thin, densely labeled FIGURE 20.6 Flow diagram ofanbsp;...

Title:Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
Author:P. Michael Conn
Publisher:Academic Press - 2013-05-29


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