By Henry J. Baker, J. Russell Lindsey, Steven H. Weisbroth, Steven H. Wesibroth
The Laboratory Rat, quantity I: Biology and ailments specializes in using rats in particular parts of analysis, starting from dental examine to toxicology.
The first a part of this publication retraces the biomedical heritage of early occasions and personalities all in favour of the institution of rats as a number one laboratory animal. The taxonomy, genetics and inbred lines of rats also are elaborated. the following chapters illustrate the hematology, scientific biochemistry, and anatomical and physiological positive factors of the laboratory rat. this article concludes with an outline of infectious illnesses that could be shriveled from laboratory and/or wild rats.
This quantity is an efficient resource for advertisement and institutional enterprises excited about generating rats for examine use, experts in laboratory animal, animal care and study technicians, in addition to scholars in graduate curricula.