Animal Models in Toxicology

Animal Models in Toxicology

by Shayne C. Gad, Christopher P. Chengelis
     
 

Providing step-by-step procedures specifically adapted to each of the major animal model species and describing the basic in vivo techniques used in toxicology and pharmacology, this single-source reference presents the information necessary to select appropriate in vivo models, design experiments, and interpret experimental results.;Furnishing physiological,

Overview

Providing step-by-step procedures specifically adapted to each of the major animal model species and describing the basic in vivo techniques used in toxicology and pharmacology, this single-source reference presents the information necessary to select appropriate in vivo models, design experiments, and interpret experimental results.;Furnishing physiological, preproductive, histopathological, clinical pathology, and anaesthesia data for the major laboratory species, Animal Models in Toxicology supplies a historical overview; discusses proper dosing techniques; examines common background diseases; details distinctive metabolic characteristics; demonstrates how to extrapolate results; and explicates animal welfare regulations.;With over 2600 literature citations and an appendix that lists the major commercial sources of laboratory animals, Animal Models in Toxicology is a comprehensive reference for toxicologists, pharmacologists, physiologists, and biochemists in pharmaceutical, clinical, biotechnology and contract laboratories; laboratory animal scientists and technicians; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in animal pharmacology, experimental toxicology, comparative physiology, and experimental procedure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824784560
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/11/1992
Series:
Drug and Chemical Toxicology Series
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

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