Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students, 1st Edition

  • Mark Suckow
  • Kay Stewart
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  • ISBN-10: 012802366X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128023662
  • DDC: 619
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 286 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This publication is the first to offer a broad look at animal research science for a student, early researcher, or technician. Offering guidance for all aspects of the research experience, including the research and development of a thesis, model selection, experimental design, IACUC protocol preparation, and animal husbandry and technical procedural needs, the book is a necessary addition to every student, technician, and researcher’s education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Brief Historical Overview on the Use of Animals in Research.
2: Philosophical and Ethical Foundations.
3: Regulations and Guidelines.
4: Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
5: Experimental Variables.
6: Model Selection.
7: Commonly Used Animal Models.
8: Common Technical Procedures in Rodents.
9: Considerations for Use of Vertebrates in Field Studies.
10: Personnel Safety in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
11: Thesis Development.
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms.