Ever since its establishment by USDA regulation in the mid-1980s, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has evolved as the premier instrument of animal welfare oversight within research institutions in the United States. As biomedical research continuously grows, the role and...
Published May 19th 2014 by CRC Press
Mice have long been recognized as a valuable tool for investigating the genetic and physiological bases of human diseases such as diabetes, infectious disease, cancer, heart disease, and a wide array of neurological disorders. With the advent of transgenic and other genetic engineering technologies...
Published September 24th 2012 by CRC Press
With laboratory animals, especially rabbits, playing such an important role in biomedical research, the humane care of these animals is an ongoing concern. The Laboratory Rabbit, Second Edition presents basic information and common procedures in detail to provide a quick reference for caretakers,...
Published April 11th 2010 by CRC Press
The management of biomedical research using animals has become increasingly complex due to new technology, increased regulatory oversight, and recognition of the need for animals free of disease and distress. Within this changing environment, individuals charged with the management of laboratory...
Published November 27th 2001 by CRC Press
Mice have been domesticated by humans for centuries, even millennia, and have been used in research since the 1600's. However, development of the laboratory mouse as a research model accelerated with genetic experiments in the early 1900's. Today, the laboratory mouse is recognized as the...
Published December 26th 2000 by CRC Press
14- Volume Set
The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series was created to assist anyone who works with laboratory animals, enabling him or her to provide the most humane and responsible care. These 14 volumes are compact and comb-bound to lay flat for use in the laboratory. The contents of each includes...
Published March 5th 2000 by CRC Press