Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Other | May 29, 2013

byP. Michael Conn, P. Michael Conn

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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 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 biolog...

P. Michael Conn is the Senior Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. He is The Robert C. Kimbrough, Professor of Internal Medicine and Cell Biology/Biochemistry. He was previously Director of Research Advocacy and Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Cell Biology and Development and O...

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Format:OtherDimensions:1108 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 29, 2013Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124159125

ISBN - 13:9780124159129

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Table of Contents

Preface

Section A. ETHICS, RESOURCES AND APPROACHES

Section B. VISION

Section C. CARDIAC AND CARDIOVASCULAR

Section D. OBESITY, METABOLIC AND LIVER

Section E. BONE AND SKIN

Section F. URINARY TRACT, KIDNEY AND BOWEL

Section G. THE BRAIN, STROKE, AND NEUROMUSCULAR

Section H. BEHAVIOR

Section I. GENETICS

Section J. EARLY LIFE

Section K. VIRAL DISEASE

Section L. CANCER

Section M. SCLEROSIS